Contributed by Alan Perkins on Mar 30, 2001
God’s choice of the lowly shepherds, as those to whom the announcement of Christ’s birth came, shows that his love is available to all on the same basis -- faith.
Most people in America are familiar with this passage, even if they rarely crack open a Bible. These verses from Luke have even entered the popular culture, through Linus’ famous speech in the Charlie Brown Christmas video. Every December since 1965, in between televised scenes of