The supernatural events surrounding Christ’s birth are not products of man’s imagination, but of divine revelation, intended to convey God’s power and purposes. Looking at Luke 2:8–12, Alistair Begg demonstrates how God used the unusual angelic announcement to the unexpected audience of shepherds to communicate a crucial message: God has provided salvation, in Christ alone, for all people. The reconciliation of the world through Christ is good news of great joy, even for us today.
8And in the same region there were shepherds out in the field, keeping watch over their flock by night.
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