One of the mysteries of the Scriptures is the visitors that came to the manger. The Bible tells us in Luke 2 that near to the birth of Christ in Bethlehem, there were shepherds in the field, keeping watch over their flocks by night. We have no information regarding their understanding or even their knowledge of a coming Messiah. That they were close to Bethlehem, which lie...Keep Reading
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Luke records these words in Acts 2:44, “And all who believed were together and had all things in common” (ESV). One of the characteristics of the early church was that they enjoined church purity. It was a church composed of those who “had all things in common,” in other words, they were all believers. ...
I always wondered as a kid why the retail manger scenes included the wise men at the nativity event. Scripture is clear that after the birth of Christ the wise men saw the star, and when they came to see the ‘young child’ at the house, Jesus was likely around two years old...Keep Reading