Joseph, often passed over in scripture, should hold a valuable place in the minds of all Bible readers. He was engaged to Mary when she gave birth to Jesus the Messiah, and despite the social ridicule that would come, he stuck with her to protect her from shame. He would go on to raise Jesus as well as James and Jude, who were also disciples to Jesus. We hear little of Joseph, and he is not found beyond the first few chapters of the Gospels. However, in the life of Joseph, we see that God is not so concerned with our credentials, and we may be called to a task that lacks praise, but when we seek God’s glory in what we are called to we will ultimately find God.