The shepherds were considered a lowly people. It is Luke’s theme that the lowly are singled out as recipients of God’s blessings and favors. We may be tillers of the soil whose labors are deeply inscribed upon our hands, or we may reside in office buildings in the performance of our work, but it is the humble who receive God’s blessings.
Archives for December 2009
Whatever bothersome issue is at hand, all will soon pass away as smoke on the wind; what seems so looming now is, in reality, but only an insignificant wisp of discomfort. The Christ Child is coming!
We live in a nation where religious freedom is a reality, but are the benefits of this freedom adequately understood? Further, is this freedom used correctly?