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Dreaming Joseph

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How to Preach the Miracles
Why People Don't Believe Them and What You Can Do About It, Cycle A
Now the birth of Jesus the Messiah took place in this way. When his mother Mary had been engaged to Joseph, but before they lived together, she was found to be with child from the Holy Spirit.
-- Matthew 1:18

Joseph had a problem. What to do about Mary? (God also had a problem. What to do about Joseph, but first things first.)

It was actually more Mary's problem than it was Joseph's. She had the most to lose in this situation. According to the Law of Moses she could have been put to death:

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