As we reflect on the Christmas story of the birth of Jesus, we will take a look at the characters portrayed in the story. There were the angels, the shepherds, the Magi and others who took part in that special day. Which role can you identify with in the story?
Where are You in the Christmas Story?
He was foreknown before the foundation of the world but was revealed in these last times for you.
1 Peter 1:20 CSB
When your days are complete and you lie down with your fathers, I will raise up your descendant after you, who will come forth from you, and I will establish His kingdom.
2 Samuel 7:12 NASB
(Are you seeking a Savior)?
And suddenly there appeared with the angel a multitude of the heavenly host praising God and saying, “Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace among men with whom He is pleased.”
Luke 2:13-14 NASB
(Are you praising the Savior)?
So they came in a hurry and found their way to Mary and Joseph, and the baby as He lay in the manger. When they had seen this, they made known the statement which had been told them about this Child.
Luke 2:16-17 NASB
(Are you proclaiming the Savior)?
After coming into the house they saw the Child with Mary His mother; and they fell to the ground and worshiped Him. Then opening their treasures, they presented to Him gifts of gold, frankincense, and myrrh.
Matthew 2:11 NASB
(Are you giving to the Savior)?
And Joseph awoke from his sleep and did as the angel of the Lord commanded him, and took Mary as his wife.
Matthew 1:24 NASB
But Mary treasured all these things, pondering them in her heart.
Luke 2:19 NASB
(Are you obedient to the Savior)?
And she gave birth to her firstborn son; and she wrapped Him in cloths, and laid Him in a manger, because there was no room for them in the inn.
Luke 2: 7 NASB
(Are you making room for the Savior)?