Friday, December 25, 2015

Let us now go even unto Bethlehem...

Luke 2 King James Version
1 And it came to pass in those days, that there went out a decree from Caesar Augustus that all the world should be taxed.

2 (And this taxing was first made when Cyrenius was governor of Syria.)

3 And all went to be taxed, every one into his own city.

4 And Joseph also went up from Galilee, out of the city of Nazareth, into Judaea, unto the city of David, which is called Bethlehem; (because he was of the house and lineage of David:)

5 To be taxed with Mary his espoused wife, being great with child.

6 And so it was, that, while they were there, the days were accomplished that she should be delivered.

7 And she brought forth her firstborn son, and wrapped him in swaddling clothes, and laid him in a manger; because there was no room for them in the inn.

8 And there were in the same country shepherds abiding in the field, keeping watch over their flock by night.

9 And, lo, the angel of the Lord came upon them, and the glory of the Lord shone round about them: and they were sore afraid.

10 And the angel said unto them, Fear not: for, behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy, which shall be to all people.

11 For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Savior, which is Christ the Lord.

12 And this shall be a sign unto you; Ye shall find the babe wrapped in swaddling clothes, lying in a manger.

13 And suddenly there was with the angel a multitude of the heavenly host praising God, and saying,

14 Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace, good will toward men.

15 And it came to pass, as the angels were gone away from them into heaven, the shepherds said one to another, Let us now go even unto Bethlehem, and see this thing which is come to pass, which the Lord hath made known unto us.


  1. Agreed. Merry Christmas to all!

  2. Merry Christmas! May the New Year find you abundantly aware of His blessings!

  3. Merry Christmas shipmates---yea, even to you of the mud and sky persuasion.

  4. Merry Christmas to all three co-bloggers and your families.

  5. A very Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to you and yours.

  6. I can't seem to say it enough this year...
    Merry Christmas!

  7. Thank you Chris for the great memories of all the Christmas Eve nights that I read this to my son and daughter as we put them to bed.

  8. How can there be a better day than to spend it celebrating the birth of Jesus, the christ - and my daughter Noelle! Family dinner all around and a great day with grandkids.
    Merry Christ-filled Christmas to all!


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