Bringing the Text to Life

The Savior Reveal Luke 2:1-14 (15-20)

The Savior Reveal

The most important reveal in history happened quietly.

AT A GLANCE:

Gender reveal parties are a way to celebrate the impending birth of a baby, but they can sometimes go overboard in making the announcement a public spectacle. The announcement of Jesus’ birth took place in a quiet way in an obscure place, but the revelation of him as the Savior of the world was nothing less than theological dynamite.

 

EDITOR’S PICK:

For material based on today’s Old Testament text, see “FutureHope,” December 24, 2013.

 

Having a baby is cause for celebration and, in the days before the ultrasound test, it used to carry with it some element of surprise. Would the baby be a boy or a girl?

These days, however, most people don’t wait until the child enters the world to announce whether it’s a him or her. “Gender reveal” parties are all the rage as people gather family and friends (and social media followers) at a party to show what little bundle of joy they are expecting. Most people...

Start your risk free trial to view the entire installment!

START YOUR RISK-FREE TRIAL