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“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. And the angel said unto them, Fear not: for, behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy, which shall be to all people. For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Saviour, which is Christ the Lord. And this shall be a sign unto you; Ye shall find the babe wrapped in swaddling clothes, lying in a manger. And suddenly there was with the angel a multitude of the…

“And there were in the same country shepherds abiding in the field, keeping watch over their flock by night.” Luke 2:8 It started out just like any other night on the Judean hills. The sheep were settled for the night, the shepherds gathered around their campfire, sharing a last cup of coffee before the guards took up their positions and the rest found a place for a few hours sleep. But this night was to be different, as the sky suddenly became filled with a strange light. Their hearts filled with fear wondering what was happening. Then an angel appeared…

“For he shall give his angels charge over thee, to keep thee in all thy ways” (Psalm 91:11 in the King James Version of the Holy Bible). Saturday was a frustrating day as I looked everywhere for a set of keys with my husband’s truck key on it. Bill had taken our van for an out-of-town trip that day to teach a Bible college class 90 miles away. When he returned about 3:00 PM from his trip, we discovered the missing keys lying on the van seat. Rather than driving the truck as originally planned, I left in the van…