"The only person in history who was able to choose where to be born, chose a stable."
"Caveat Retailus: Shopper Beware!"
At a nativity play, all was going well until the angel appeared and told the little girl playing mary that she was going to have a baby,
"But how can that be," said Mary, "Since I am a Viking?"
" A baby first laughs at the age of four weeks, By that time his eyes focus well enough to see you clearly."
"When I was a child, I was so fat I was the one chosen to play Bethlehem in the school Nativity play."
Nazareth: A man from Nazareth was despised in Jesus' day. It was an obscure town from which no good was thought to come, situated in "Galilee of the Gentiles". The Roman garrison in charge of Gallilee was housed there. The people of Nazareth had constant contact with people from far away so that news reached them quickly. The people of Nazareth had an attitude of independence that many Jews despised.
Nathaniel commented, "Nazareth! Can any thing good come from there?"
"Who likes a party?" Presents are wrapped in paper printed with creative designs. The wrapping paper is not meant to sit in a cupboard out of sight but be on display covering the gift inside. As the gift is opened the paper is torn...
Jesus the baby, wrapped in a manger
Jesus on the cross- the Saviour torn for our sins so that the best gift, salvation is opened and available to all.
What a party! Will you be there?