Just As You Are

Jeni and Ray Cook Furr Luke 2:8-10 8 That night in the fields near Bethlehem some shepherds were guarding their sheep. 9 All at once an angel came down to them from the Lord, and the brightness of the Lord’s glory flashed around them. The shepherds were frightened. 10 But the angel said, “Don’t be…

Entrusted with a Treasure

The Week of Joy At the birth of your Son, you whisper to our hearts, Father, as you fill us with the joy of our salvation. We thank you. Amen Weekly Advent Prayers by Betty Claire Jackson By Diana Bridges Luke 2:8-10 Shepherds in first-century Palestine understood their status in society. It was low and…

Our Worth

By Rubye Box Luke 2:8-10 The Son of God came to earth as an infant altogether human and yet, altogether God. The shepherds, whose job it was to watch over a flock of sheep, were not considered as very important nor were they very high on the pay scale. They were just common men doing the…

Wonderful Gift

Gina Garrison Luke 2:11‐14 What a spectacle those shepherds witnessed the night Jesus was born! Picture them out on the hills, minding the flock, perhaps chatting among themselves. Suddenly the entire sky was filled with light! The light of heaven, the glory of God, blazed down on them. Maybe they stood in astonishment, looking at…