Jesus’ Life (1)

1476342000For the next few days, our devotions will be based on Bible verses about Jesus’ life on earth.
Often we see decorations or pictures at Christmastime that show the shepherds and the wise men visiting baby Jesus at the same time. Recently when I was studying Matthew, chapter 2, I learned something new about Jesus’ birth. The Bible teaches that the shepherds and the wise men did not see baby Jesus at the same time.
Luke 2:7 tells us that Jesus was born in Bethlehem. Luke 2:16 says that the shepherds went to see “the baby, lying in the feeding box.” But verse 11 of our Bible Reading says that the wise men “came to the house where the child was with his mother Mary.” The wise men came to see Jesus when He was older, not right after He was born.
It is important for us to know the facts about Jesus’ birth. But it is even more important for us to know that God sent His Son, Jesus, to earth to be our Savior. Share that Good News with someone today!