The Nativity of Jesus

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A different look and feel than the traditional manner in which the story is told but textually sound and contemporarily important.

Christopher C. Randolph

“Fear not, for behold, I bring you good news of great joy that will be for all the people.  For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Savior, who is Christ the Lord.  And this will be a sign for you: you will find a baby wrapped in swaddling cloths and lying in a manger.”  (Luke 2: 10-12ESV)

No matter how many times I read the story of Jesus’ birth or hear it read, I never see or hear the word “stable”.  Ever.  Sure, that’s how we always depict the scene, right?  Joseph and Mary forced to camp out in a stable because there are no vacancies in any of the “inns” in town.  What a place to birth a child.  This,we say, reminds us of the lowliness of Jesus’ birth and contrasts nicely with who He really is.  Like…

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