Dec 27 2013
So the Messiah finally arrived. And how did Israel respond – with joy perhaps? Ahem, well no. They were ‘disturbed’! That’s right; Herod, the priests and all Jerusalem were disturbed! Nice! What’s going on here? Something fishy! Sorry Lord Jesus, I know we’ve been waiting hundreds of years for you, but there’s no reception. What, no one? Well none from Israel; but there is this bunch of astrologers who have been following a star – as they do – and they say you’re something special. Yeah, they even brought some gifts.
Hmmm … you know the story. In this post we look at three responses Jesus received at the original Christmas and find that not much has changed with peoples responses to Christmas today. More