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Your Will Be Done

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

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What’s in It for Me?

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

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What Will People Think?

  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

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Simply Obey

  The wise men spent years studying books and stars. The shepherds just listened and obeyed. Short and simple. 

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The Road to Bethlehem: Shepherds & Wise Men

  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

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Hark! Angles Say

Imagine this scene (with Charles Wesley’s attention to detail)– Shepherds abide in the fields, keeping watch over their flocks by night. The sky explodes with ten thousand flashes of lightning.             Angels speak in the north … Continue reading

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Hark! Angels Sing

  I imagine shepherds on the hillside, watching their flocks by night. Someone is playing a simple wooden flute, a quiet melody floating over men and sheep–gray shadows caught in a flicker of firelight.   BOOM! The skies open with … Continue reading

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