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There once were some parents who wanted to buy their daughter the perfect Christmas present and in the end they decided to get a bike which was something that she really needed. Because they cared so much, they put a huge amount of … Continue reading
Mary was dazed and confused. Joseph had woken her in the middle of the night and now she was clinging to Jesus, holding him as close as she could as they stumbled along in the dark. When Joseph had woken … Continue reading
There is a part of the Christmas story that I don’t recall seeing in many or even possibly any Nativity plays. King Herod was far from happy that the Magi had arrived saying that there was a newly born King … Continue reading
They were the strangest set of gifts that Mary had ever seen! These important looking people were really offering her son gold, some incense (she had only ever seen it used in the temple to worship God) and perfume. It had … Continue reading
So, the Magi traveled to find Jesus which is wonderful, but they were led to him through astrology which feels err, a bit embarrassing. The Bible is clear that God is the one who we should turn to for guidance, … Continue reading
Simeon knew that he wouldn’t die until he had seen the Messiah and on the day that Mary, Joseph and Jesus visited the temple in Jerusalem for their purification offering, God led him to the temple. As he arrived, he … Continue reading
In contrast with the shepherds, the Magi (or wise men as they are more commonly known in nativity plays) had to travel a huge distance to see Jesus. The shepherds popped into town to see if the Messiah really had been … Continue reading
The shepherds must have been shocked and amazed by their angelic visitors and the really exciting news that they were hearing. It’s really no wonder that they left their sheep in the middle of the night to go to see if … Continue reading
Jesus was born in the place where the animals were kept and it seems almost scandalous that Jesus, the King of Kings had an animal feeding trough for his first crib. God decided that his son would be born in … Continue reading