Righteous Joseph

The bible says very little about Joseph, the surrogate father of the Messiah. Yet, the narrative is very deliberate in its language to help the reader understand that Joseph was a righteous man. But what made Joseph righteous? Two-thousand years of retelling the tale has turned Joseph into a heartbroken lover who just wanted his beloved Mary to avoid a stoning. But the facts of Joseph’s decision prove him to be a fit father, and a selfless model for the boy who would one day bear the guilt of sin for all humanity! Read More