Posts made in December, 2013

The Compelling Testimony of the Shepherds

Posted by on Dec 24, 2013 in Devotional

“And the angel said to them, ‘Fear not, for behold, I bring you good news of great joy that will be for all the people. For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Savior, who is Christ the Lord. And this will be a sign for you: you will find a baby wrapped in swaddling clothes and lying in a manger’.”  Luke 2:10-12 (ESV) What are we to think of the shepherds who heard the startling words of the angel on that cold night near Bethlehem? If they had no prior expectation of a coming Messiah, then it seems odd that they would have responded in the way they did—with an immediate visit to...

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