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Gazing on the Gospel - Year B

Christmas Day

Luke 2.1-20

Consider where we have arrived after four weeks traveling with prophets and angels – nowhere more impressive than a one-star hotel in a provincial town. Can this really be what all the fuss was about?

Consider why there was no room for the Holy Family in the inn. An inn should be a place of refuge and rest, safety and security. It is a haven after a long and arduous journey. But Jesus was rarely to know such moments of content. He was to be forever journeying on, with no place to lay his head. And so his birth foreshadowed his life...

Taken from Gazing on the Gospel Year B By Judith Dimond

Published by SPCK


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