Advent Reflection Dec. 7

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An angel also visited Mary’s fiancé Joseph, assuring him that Mary indeed carried God’s Son, Immanuel, meaning God with us, who would save His people from their sins. And so, when Caesar Augustus decreed there would be a census, Mary and Joseph found themselves on their way to Bethlehem to register in their ancestral city, since they were descendants of King David.

And it came about while they were there; Mary gave birth to her first-born son, Jesus. She wrapped Him in cloths and laid Him in a manger, because there was no room for them in the inn.

 

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2 thoughts on “Advent Reflection Dec. 7

    1. They are mostly a paraphrase, that is I just went from memory in my own words without checking them against any certain translation, so they aren’t direct quotes, but pretty close.

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