Mary’s decision to take a difficult 60 mile hike with Joseph while she was 9 months pregnant when only males were required to go reveals an important lesson for all of us.
“What Jesus emphasized in His teaching (in Matthew 5:33-37) was that honest men do not need to resort to oaths; it was not that they should refuse to take an oath if required by some external authority to do so.”
— John Stott
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