Sunday Morning Service, December 25, 2011
If a publicity agent had been in charge of what took place in Bethlehem when Jesus Christ was born, the account would have been much different than what is recorded in the Bible. This was the entrance of God into humanity. Some fanfare was absolutely necessary. Mary and Joseph would have stayed at the Grand Hotel. There would have been lights everywhere, dignitaries of all kinds and musicians from Bethlehem to celebrate His coming. But instead, the occasion was solemn, quiet and humble. The only ones God chose to welcome the King of Kings into our world were shepherds. Why Shepherds?