Our Advent meditations conclude by looking at the four reactions to events surrounding Jesus’ birth as recorded in Matthew’s narrative. Please use the suggested readings and prompts to think about your response to the incarnation of our Savior and LORD. Matthew 1:19-25 -What two factors motivate Joseph’s response? What does his response reveal about his attentiveness to both God’s Word and God’s working in his world? What do these two actions reveal about Joseph’s response regarding both God and Mary?