Light of the World


“And there were in the same country shepherds abiding in the field, keeping watch over their flock by night. 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.” (Luke 2:8-9 in the King James Version of the Holy Bible.) We sing Christmas carols once a year without paying attention to the lyrics sometimes. This year I’m trying to grasp what it must have been like before the birth of Jesus. It’s hard to comprehend just how spiritually dark it was before He entered the…