Almost an Apostle by Jean Chase

By Jean Chase

Joseph Justus forged 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 anything like this story.

Joseph Justus is on the Jordan River whilst John the Baptist announces Jesus and baptizes Him. Joseph follows Jesus all through His ministries and defies his father, Korah a member of the ruling Sanhedrin, by means of renouncing the Sadducee ideals within the synagogue. He didn’t discover Korah may so offended he would need to have Joseph stoned to death.
When casting plenty with Matthias to switch Judas Iscariot after the crucifixion Joseph broadcasts that he doesn't are looking to be an apostle. in spite of the fact that, he's indignant while he loses. even if his Grecian spouse Etianne is an clever and strangely well-educated girl, he starts off blaming her for all their problems.
Rejecting Etianne’s recommendation that God desires him to be a scribe, Joseph emphatically pronounces that any slave could be a scribe, and God has to have anything extra very important for him to do. Etianne is confident that writing God’s notice as commanded in Psalms . . .”Let this be written for a destiny iteration humans no longer but created may possibly 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 a wierd language is bestowed on them, and Joseph and Etianne trip to Philippi after which to Rome looking for the folk who converse the overseas language. whereas there, Joseph works within the discussion board as a scribe, and Etianne starts educating the ladies on the Roman bathtub approximately Jesus. Emperor Caligula broadcasts himself a god, and while he learns what Etianne is doing, he matters orders for her arrest and execution. Etianne is pressured to decorate as a guy and trip a horse as she and Joseph try and break out from Roman squaddies trying to find them .

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