He Came as God Promised
In those days a decree went out from Caesar Augustus that all the world should be registered. This was the first registration when Quirinius was governor of Syria. And all went to be registered, each to his own town. And Joseph also went up from Galilee, from the town of
Jesus’s birth is more than just a story we share at Christmas time. It is the greatest miracle in all of history! Jesus willingly left his heavenly throne, took the form of man, and came to Earth to rescue us from our sin. Jesus came just as promised; our God is good, and He keeps His promises.
Here are two questions to reflect on and discuss as a family or on your own:
- Jesus could have come to earth in the grandest way with the whole world watching, yet He chose to come quietly to a barn in a small town. What does this teach us about the character of God?
- Do you believe that God keeps His promises? In what ways have you seen God keep His promises to you?
Pray: “Lord, thank You for being true to Your word. Give me more faith to trust in Your plan.”