One of the most important questions to ask of any faith or belief-system is, "Is it true?" Luke had no interest in writing fiction; he wanted to present an accurate account of the character, life a
We do not know how long Mary and Joseph were in Bethlehem before the birth of Jesus, but it was during their stay that God the Son was revealed in a human body, born as a baby.
Anything abnormal or unexpected will cause a reaction. News of a wedding or examination success may bring joy and smiles; news of a death or failure may prompt tears.
The Saviour of the world had been born. His incarnation was so significant that God sent an angel to announce the birth to shepherds.
After the angel's appearance to the shepherds, announcing the birth of Jesus, many other angels joined in chorus.
Decisions are at the core of any business. Generally, the more difficult, complex or risky the decision, the more people are paid.
Luke's account of the nativity was so detailed and personal. After sifting through all the written accounts, he must have interviewed Mary (see Luke 1:1-4).
Lawyers and judges are occasionally brought to court to account for some alleged crime; they are sinful human beings like the rest of us.
When Jesus was born, it was a non-event to most Jews. That is why the shepherds needed angelic instructions, and wise men were given a star to find the Saviour.
However prepared we may be, life changing events are always more potent than their anticipation.
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