This is from another long-time Online Ministry friend whom I have known for about twenty years. He’s still teaching and preaching and very active in his church ministry at Faith Chapel Of Steubenville, Ohio. He is also very active on Facebook spreading the Living Word of God and shining the Light of Jesus Christ to all!
Enjoy this treasure on God’s willingness to use ANY who remain available to Him! Be blessed!
You can also visit Pastor Herman Tranter’s Facebook page here: Herman Tranter Facebook
God Looks For Availability
Luke 2:24 “And to offer a sacrifice according to that which is said in the law of the Lord, A pair of turtledoves, or two young pigeons.”
The Old Testament passage being quoted is from Leviticus 12:6-8. There the Lord commanded a lamb and a young pigeon or a turtledove as the prescribed sacrifice. If the woman was unable to offer a lamb, then two young pigeons or two turtledoves were acceptable. Mary would not have offered the lesser offering if it had been in her power to provide the lamb.
This reveals that Joseph and Mary were not well off financially, yet the Lord chose them to be the earthly parents of His only begotten Son.
The Lord doesn’t choose the way man chooses. Man looks on the outward appearance but God looks on the heart, 1 Samuel 16:7.
Mary and Joseph were chosen when…
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