Shepherds were extremely common in first century Palestine. So, it makes sense, but also is a little confusing, that God would grant them a special role in the welcoming of the Messiah to planet earth. What was that role, and why did he pick common shepherds? What should we learn from this about celebrating Christmas?
Surely everyone understands that Jesus is the central person in the Christmas story. But why? To understand that, we need to know more about Jesus himself, and about the “Christ” of “Christmas”. Who was he, and who exactly was the “Christ”—the Messiah of God
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