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A LETTER FROM THE FEBC PRESIDENT
“She will give birth to a son, and you are to give Him the name Jesus, because He will save His people from their sins…and they will call Him Immanuel…which means, ‘God with us’” (Matthew 1:21, 23b).
When Joseph faced the unexpected news that Mary was pregnant, he didn’t initially recognize how this could possibly be God’s plan. He even went so far as to make his own plans to quietly put Mary aside and break the engagement. But God by His grace and mercy interrupted Joseph’s plans and invited him to join His plan.
God spoke to Joseph and told him not to fear, instructing him to proceed with his marriage to Mary, and told him that he would be a witness to the advent of the long-promised Savior. With a trusting heart, Joseph immediately surrendered his own plan and embraced God’s
Like Joseph, we may not always recognize God’s plan at work in our lives. But God is always faithful, and as we yield to Him, He gives us the direction and encouragement needed in order to follow Him.
This month, as we celebrate the birth of our Savior, let us renew our commitment to share the Good News that Immanuel, “God with us,” has come.
Until all have heard,
Edward W. Cannon
President and CEO