A Retelling of Creation and the Fall In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth. And God filled the world with all sorts of life. Fish in the sea, animals on land, and birds in the sky. God placed the sun in the heavens so we could enjoy beautiful morning sunrises. And he […]
Nearby, some shepherds were tending to their flocks. And while Caesar Augustus made his royal court in Rome, God had decided to make his royal court the fields where these shepherds lay. Caesar Augustus may have proclaimed a census from Rome but God would make his proclamation that the Messiah had entered the world by sending his messenger angels to the least likely and the oft forgotten.
God was about to speak into the silence but it would be more than just words this time. Zechariah’s doubt would be turned upside down. The people’s assumption that Elizabeth’s barrenness was a curse would be proved false. John would bring them both great joy. Even their neighbors would celebrate all throughout the hills.