The trip for Mary and Joseph from Nazareth to Bethlehem was about 70-90 miles through mountainous terrain on foot. It would have taken them about 8-10 days to complete, while carrying all of their food, water, blankets and supplies. They were poor and had no place to stay once they were there. They were probably wondering what would happen once they got there. But I also wonder if they were thinking of the earlier prophecies from Micah 5:2 that said a Savior would be born in Bethlehem, or from Isaiah 7:14 that said he would […]
Jesus describes himself as the “Bright Morning Star” when he reveals himself to John in Revelation 22:16. I, Jesus, have sent My angel to attest these things to you for the churches. I am the Root and the Offspring of David, the Bright Morning Star.” Jesus is not just one of many stars, but the bright morning star – the one that outshines all the others.  While Jesus is prophesied to come from the line of David, the term Star of David (or shield of David) is never mentioned in the Bible. It is a Jewish symbol with […]

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The Christmas Story Devotional - 31 Days of the Christmas Story from Genesis to John
Come along for the 31 days of December, as we look at the familiar Christmas story and season in a […]
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