4Advent Thursday

PRAY

Roll the prayer cube for the prayer or try this one for Advent-

Stir up your power, Lord Christ, and come. With your abundant grace and might, free us from the sin that hinders our faith, that eagerly we may receive your promises, for you live and reign with the Father and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.

Amen.

READ

Luke 2:8-14

8-12 There were sheepherders camping in the neighborhood. They had set night watches over their sheep. Suddenly, God’s angel stood among them and God’s glory blazed around them. They were terrified. The angel said, “Don’t be afraid. I’m here to announce a great and joyful event that is meant for everybody, worldwide: A Savior has just been born in David’s town, a Savior who is Messiah and Master. This is what you’re to look for: a baby wrapped in a blanket and lying in a manger.”

13-14 At once the angel was joined by a huge angelic choir singing God’s praises:

Glory to God in the heavenly heights, Peace to all men and women on earth who please him.

TALK

Who would you have picked to be the first group to hear hte good news of Jesus' birth? Why do you think God sent the angels to shepherds?

Shepherds were the night workers of Jesus' day. They were generally looked down upon by others because of the kind work they did. They were poor, many of htem had pretty sketchy backgrounds.

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