What was the point of Joseph in the birth of Christ?

United States
January 12, 2007 9:52am CST
It seems to me that there is no reason for Joseph to be in the story of the birth of Christ. Was he more than just a divine step father?
2 responses
12 Jan 07
Well Jesus need a mother and father so I suppose Joseph was convienient and also it's because he was related to David that they go to Bethlehem
• Lithuania
12 Jan 07
Whole bible is pointless.