'Bethlehem' Tagged Posts

'Bethlehem' Tagged Posts

Daily Devotions

In that region there were shepherds living in the fields, keeping watch over their flock by night.” vs. 8 Luke 2:8-14 Christmas Eve Tonight there will be worship services at the Shepherd’s Fields, just outside of Bethlehem. The crowds will be small–Israel’s borders remain closed to foreign visitors. But worshippers will be there, huddled outside against the chill on a dark hillside with the lights of Jewish settlements just across the valley. Aside from a small beautifully adorned modern chapel,…

Daily Devotions

But you, O Bethlehem of Ephrathah, who are one of the little clans of Judah, from you shall come forth for me one who is to rule in Israel, whose origin is from of old, from ancient days.” vs. 2 Micah 5:2-5a When we read the books of the prophets in our scriptures the meaning of the verses is often obscure and virtually inaccessible. But when Micah drops the name of a little village near Jerusalem into his oracle, his…

Daily Devotions: December 24, 2018

December 24, 2018                                                                                                                                    To read passage click: Luke 2:1-14 …“Joseph also went from the town of Nazareth in Galilee to Judea, to the city of David called Bethlehem, because he was descended from the house and family of David.” vs. 4 When Luke decided to put together his account of Jesus’ life, he must have been thrilled to find this little story of the birth in Bethlehem. It really was the missing link, the piece of evidence that linked…

Daily Devotions: December 17, 2018

December 17, 2018 To read full passage click: Micah 5:2-5a …“But you, O Bethlehem of Ephrathah, who are one of the little clans of Judah, from you shall come forth for me one who is to rule in Israel, whose origin is from of old, from ancient days.” vs. 2 During his ministry, Jesus was known as a Galilean from the village of Nazareth, it’s where he and his family had lived. But after his death and resurrection, stories of…