May 21, 2012

15 Days with Women of the Bible

Proverbs 31:30
Charm is deceitful and beauty is vain, but a woman who fears the Lord, she shall be praised.

May 21 – Luke 2: Mary gives birth to Jesus
Our sweetened, sanitized notion of the birth of Christ bears little resemblance to the reality of that time. There was no attending physician, no sterile equipment, and no pain management. Just a frightened young girl in the throes of childbirth, in a filthy shelter meant for animals. Why do you think God chose this time and place to introduce his Son?