Bethlehem, A Christmas Story Devotional
Day 11 – Place of birth is prophesied. Micah was another Hebrew prophet that was a contemporary of Isaiah. He was a great communicator and known as a prophet to the common people. If Isaiah had been the only prophet to prophesy about the coming Messiah then it might have been less believable, but when there are multiple witnesses and sources, it becomes even more credible. Micah’s writings were still being read and studied by kings several hundred years after his death, and they also appear in the United States Government today. In this next prophecy from the book of Micah, he actually names the place of birth for the Messiah – Bethlehem! Micah 5:2 Bethlehem Ephrathah, you are small […]
A Christmas Story Devotional
Day 10 – Salvation through His death. Harper Lee was the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of the famous book, To Kill a Mockingbird, written in the 1950’s. In recent years, another novel of hers was discovered and released, called Go Set a Watchman. The meaning of this title was not very clear at first, until discovering the phrase actually comes from a reference in the book of Isaiah: ​ For thus has the Lord said to me: “Go, set a watchman, let him declare what he sees.” Isaiah 21:6 Much of our literature, art, and culture has Biblical references. A watchman was to be a moral compass, one to keep you on the right path and to guide you in the […]

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Sue McCusker is a writer, teacher, and web developer who loves to share the stories of life and hope she sees around her every day. She has written for Guideposts and Angels on Earth magazines, and teaches the story of God in women's Bible study. Her passion is connecting technology with faith to produce good.