Chapter 4

Joseph and the Angel

“Chapter 4: Joseph and the Angel,” New Testament Stories (2005), 12


Joseph and Mary

Joseph was a good and kind man. He and Mary were to be married. When he learned that Mary was going to have a baby, he did not know what to do. Because the baby was not his child, he thought he should not marry her.

angel appearing to Joseph

One night an angel came to Joseph in a dream and told him that Mary’s baby was the Son of God. The angel told Joseph to marry Mary and to name her baby Jesus. Jesus was to be the Savior of the world.

Joseph and Mary getting married

Joseph obeyed the angel and married Mary.