The rest of the story

Posted: February 20, 2013 in Devotionals, Poems
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“It’s time.”
“I know. I just wanted to spend a few more minutes to take in the beauty of this place.”
“You’ll find beauty there too.”
“What will the people be like there?”
“Frightened and confused. Many are superstitious and have been taken advantage of by false teachers. That’s why they need you to show them the truth.”
“But will they accept what I tell them?”
“Some will be drawn to your love and your wisdom.”
“But not all?”
“No. Some will want to drive you away…Even kill you.”
“Is there no other way?”
“No. You’re their only hope now.”
“I’m really going to miss this place.”
“This will always be your home, but you’re needed more there now.”

 

And she gave birth to her firstborn, a son. She wrapped him in cloths and placed him in a manger, because there was no room for them in the inn. Eight days later, when the baby was circumcised, he was named Jesus, the name given to him by the angel even before he was conceived.

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