4 And Joseph also went up from Galilee, out of the city of Nazareth, into Judaea, unto the city of David, which is called Bethlehem; (because he was of the house and lineage of David:)
5 To be taxed with Mary his espoused wife, being great with child.
MARY WHO HAD AGREED WITHOUT UNDERSTANDING TO BE THE HANDMAIDEN OF THE LORD. TO BEAR A CHILD EVEN KNOWING SHE DID NOT HAVE A HUSBAND. MARY WENT TO BE TAXED WITH HER ESPOUSED HUSBAND AND ALREADY GREAT WITH CHILD. OUR PROBEMS ARE PALE COMPARED WITH THE DAILY EVENTS OF THIS FAMILY. HOW GREAT IS OUR GOD AND GREATLY TO BE PRAISED. GIVE HIM GLORY AND WORSHIP TODAY. ALL OF YOUR CIRCUMSTANCES WILL WORK FOR HIS GLORY.