Tag Archives: Luke 2

the more staggering it gets

“It is here, the thing that happened at the first Christmas, that the profoundest and most unfathomable depths of the Christian revelation lie. ‘The Word was made flesh’ (John 1:14); God became man; the divine Son became a Jew; the … Continue reading

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God is born so that

Rejoice that the immortal God is born so that mortal man may live in eternity. (John Huss, 1369-1415) ___________________________ “When the angels had returned to heaven, the shepherds said to each other, “Let’s go to Bethlehem! Let’s see this thing … Continue reading

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across the world, spread by ordinary people

“King Jesus was born in Bethlehem while His people suffered under the hands of occupiers…Bethlehem in Hebrew means “house of bread,” providing a fitting place for the Bread from heaven to become incarnate (John 7:22-59)… Bethlehem was tiny and seemingly … Continue reading

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not the palace for a reason

“In those days a decree went out from Caesar Augustus that all the world should be registered. This was the first registration when Quirinius was governor of Syria. And all went to be registered, each to his own town. And … Continue reading

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brightness at midnight, darkness at noon

“At the birth of the Son of God, there was brightness at midnight; at the death of the Son of God there was darkness at noon.”  Brightness at midnight “And in the same region there were shepherds out in the … Continue reading

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