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By Jean Chase

Joseph Justus solid plenty with Matthias to interchange Judas Iscariot (Acts 1: 23-26),
but . . What occurred to Joseph after he lost
Possibly his lifestyles used to be whatever like this story.

Joseph Justus is on the Jordan River while John the Baptist pronounces Jesus and baptizes Him. Joseph follows Jesus all through His ministries and defies his father, Korah a member of the ruling Sanhedrin, by way of renouncing the Sadducee ideals within the synagogue. He didn’t become aware of Korah might so offended he would need to have Joseph stoned to death.
When casting plenty with Matthias to switch Judas Iscariot after the crucifixion Joseph proclaims that he doesn't are looking to be an apostle. besides the fact that, he's indignant while he loses. even if his Grecian spouse Etianne is an clever and surprisingly well-educated lady, he starts blaming her for all their problems.
Rejecting Etianne’s advice that God wishes him to be a scribe, Joseph emphatically publicizes that any slave could be a scribe, and God has to have whatever extra very important for him to do. Etianne is confident that writing God’s be aware as commanded in Psalms . . .”Let this be written for a destiny iteration humans now not but created may perhaps compliment the Lord . . .” is a crucial a part of God’s plans for them and urges Joseph to maintain writing the in regards to the miracles of Jesus.
At the Pentecost an odd language is bestowed on them, and Joseph and Etianne trip to Philippi after which to Rome searching for the folk who communicate the overseas language. whereas there, Joseph works within the discussion board as a scribe, and Etianne starts instructing the ladies on the Roman tub approximately Jesus. Emperor Caligula broadcasts himself a god, and whilst he learns what Etianne is doing, he matters orders for her arrest and execution. Etianne is compelled to decorate as a guy and journey a horse as she and Joseph try and break out from Roman squaddies trying to find them .

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