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Tag Archives: Road to Bethlehem
The King of kings and Lord of lords left heaven’s golden streets to travel the dusty road to Bethlehem as an unborn babe. From this Bethlehem road, he walked on to Calvary. Philippians 2:7-8 (ERV) He gave up everything, even … Continue reading
The kings’ wisdom came from years of study. The shepherds learned their lesson in a sudden blaze of glory. The kings followed a star. The shepherds had specific instructions. Luke 2:12 (ERV) You will find a baby wrapped in … Continue reading
The kings left their homes and the shepherds left their sheep. What did they get in return? Front row seats to the greatest story ever told. John 3:16 (ERV) God loved the world so much that he gave his … Continue reading
Maybe the wise ones weren’t so wise. They asked the wrong guy—Herod—for directions: Matthew 2:13 (ERV) Herod is looking for the child and wants to kill him. OK, Lord, there are people who will try to trip or … Continue reading
Imagine you’re a shepherd or a wise man, on the road to Bethlehem. What would you say to God? What will people think? What’s in it for me? Your will be done. The shepherds were on the … Continue reading
In Mary’s own words: Luke 1:38 (CEV) “I am the Lord’s servant! Let it happen as you have said.” Yes, Lord, your will be done on my road to Bethlehem and beyond. Amen.
Surely Mary had collected some sweet things in preparation—soft baby clothes, maybe even a cradle crafted by Joseph. Did she leave them behind in Nazareth? Psalm 34:10 (ERV) Those who go to the Lord for help will have every good … Continue reading
Mary wasn’t expecting a royal welcome. Likely she’d already faced accusing looks and critical comments. That might be why she ran to Elizabeth, the one woman who would understand: Luke 1:42 (ERV) She said to Mary, “God has blessed … Continue reading
Imagine you’re Mary, on the road to Bethlehem. What would you say to God? What will people think? What’s in it for me? Your will be done. Nazareth to Bethlehem. 90 miles. Not a pleasant trip for … Continue reading