The final woman found in the genealogy of Jesus Christ is Mary. This young girl displays amazing faith and obedience to the Lord as she is faced with what others surely deemed a disgraceful circumstance. While Mary could have been overcome by her situation, instead she chose to praise God and ponder His amazing grace throughout her life.
The third chapter in our chronological journey through Scripture looks at the life of Joseph. Though his life appeared to be a mess for several years in reality God was using that mess to position Joseph to accomplish His purposes. His story can be a source of encouragement for us that God can do the same in our lives today.