Mother Of Jesus Research Paper

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Due to the fact that it is getting closer to Christmas, I became inspired to talk about Mary, the mother of Jesus. She has always been such an inspiration to me. Mary resided in Nazareth and she was a wife, mother, and homemaker. She was also known as the Virgin Mary. Her husband was Joseph and they had five sons, one of which Mary had of a virgin birth so Joseph was not the father. Their son’s names were Jesus, James, Joseph, Judas, and Simon. When Mary was a young girl, an angel by the name of Gabriel came to her proclaiming that she would have a child, a son, who would be the Messiah. Mary had several qualities that made her unsuitable in the eyes of many people to be used of God. However, God knew that she be the best servant in one of …show more content…

She had to have worried that Joseph could divorce her or even worse, be stoned. However, she had great belief and confidence in God and she was a willing servant. Mary felt great honor for having the privilege of being the mother of the Messiah, Jesus Christ, the Savior of the world. Although being Jesus’s mother would bring her great honor, it was also bring her much suffering. Not only would she suffer the pain from child birth, but also the disgrace as an unwed mother. Three months after the angel's annunciation, Mary visited her relative Elizabeth. Mary stayed with Elizabeth for about three months and then went back home. At that time Caesar Augustus issued a decree for a census of the whole world to be taken. While in the town to be registered, it came time for her to have the child. After Jesus was born, and as he aged, Mary and Joseph became his principal teachers. Some years before Jesus’s ministry, Joseph died and left Mary a widow. When Jesus was around thirty and left his mother for Nazareth, her beloved son was rejected. This was another way that Mary suffered by her son being the Messiah. It only got worse from

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