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For most Believers in Yeshua today, a spirit of joy and tenderness is triggered at this time of the year when they remember His birth and His coming to His Jewish people. Among many other Believers, however, the holiday of Christmas is reviled because it is perceived as being a holiday of pagan origin. While those who believe this are, perhaps, viewed with suspicion and in a minority among Gentile Believers, they are in excellent company. Charles Spurgeon, a Strict Baptist preacher, who is revered today as a great theologian condemned Christmas as a pagan holiday. Despite that, he understood that it was a good day to spend time with family (since there are too few times we can do so) and an excellent time to discuss the birth of the Messiah.
When Pharaoh sent for Joseph, he didn't waste any time by telling Pharaoh the story of his unjust imprisonment. Instead, Joseph was careful to explain to Pharaoh that God had the answer. Despite years of hardship and suffering, Joseph's trust in God was still unwavering. As Joseph delivered to Pharaoh the interpretation of the dream, he explained to him that the dream was in fact a revelation from God that there would be a season of plenty, followed by a season of famine and lack.