Sunday, November 28, 2004

In Honor of the Start of Advent

by Steve Ray on November 28, 2004


Did the Wise Men Meet the Shepherds?

Fascinating Differences in the Story of Jesus’ Birth
 
by Steve Ray
 
(as published in The Catholic Answer
Nov/Dec 2004 issue)
 

A king was born. But He was born unlike most kings. There was no pomp and circumstance; there were no midwives or court attendants. There was only the bleating of sheep and the buzzing of flies. Birth in a cave-turned-stable was not like birth in a royal palace.
 
When a king is born, proclamations ring out across the land. But few people knew about this exceptional birth. So angels sang it out. . . . .
 
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