By Greg Laurie
“Look! The virgin will conceive a child! She will give birth to a son, and they will call him Immanuel, which means ‘God is with us.’”
Joseph was heartbroken. He thought Mary had betrayed him.
In those days, betrothals were different from modern-day engagements. A betrothal was almost like being married. And betrothed couples were treated as though they were husband and wife.
So when Mary revealed to Joseph that she supernaturally had the Messiah in her womb, Joseph didn’t know what to do. He didn’t buy it. He loved her, but he didn’t want to go ahead with the marriage.