They went from family member to family member, then from hotel to hotel looking for a place to stay. God answered their prayers in an odd way. His answer put them in a barn for the hotel rather than in the hotel itself. Nevertheless, God did the impossible. God then placed a star in the sky where Jesus was born. Some kings from the east saw it, and left their kingdoms to come celebrate the birth of another king.
There was no radio, no TV, no internet or anything else to tell them about this king. They simply followed a star. How many of us would drop everything we are doing to follow a star?
Yet these men did, and 5hey were so sure that a king had been born that they brought gifts for Him. Yes, the Christmas story is full of God doing the impossible.
God is the same yesterday, today and forever. I believe God delights in doing the impossible just to show us He hears us and loves us. Filed under Uncategorized. Tagged as christian living , Christmas , christmas devotion , Devotion , Devotional , encouragement , god delights in doing the impossible , Jesus , Mary and Joseph , no room in the inn , nothing is impossible for god , pray for the impossible , virgin shall conceive , wisemen from the east.
Killing Will Happen Burying places. Words Popularity Of Christ. Defrauding Cheating. Integrity Coveting, prohibition of. Bible Theasaurus Room instances. Sometimes we have to sweat, run, fight, push, and press-in. I bring you good news that will cause great joy for all the people. Today in the town of David a Savior has been born to you; he is the Messiah, the Lord. This will be a sign to you: You will find a baby wrapped in cloths and lying in a manger.
What if Joseph could have read the story ahead of time? Then, he would know to find a stable since this would be the sign. No knocking on doors. No begging. Just a well-thought out plan. That works for me — but it does not work for God. What would Mary have said in response to Joseph?
He went there to register with Mary, who was pledged to be married to him and was expecting a child. While they were there, the time came for the baby to be born, and she gave birth to her firstborn, a son. She wrapped him in cloths and placed him in a manger, because there was no room for them in the inn. What is wrong with these people? God came to earth in human form. There was a census and many people flooded to Bethlehem. In all the busyness of the event, Joseph and Mary found themselves with no where to go.
All the rooms were taken and no one would open their home to allow Mary the comforts of giving birth in a house. Is there a lesson even in His arrival? Where is Herod? All that is left of them is in the dry dust of history books. They are dead. They were given magnificent burials. Their bodies were rendered back to the earth from which they came.
The magnificent buildings they constructed are now rubble. All things which humanity calls great shall eventually be humbled. The humble Christ, however, sits exalted at the right hand of God. Soon He will return to judge the living and the dead and to gather his people unto Himself. Paul says that not many wise and noble were called unto Christ.
He also states that God has chosen the foolish things of the world to confound the wise. No philosopher would ever have thought it. And the Jews saw the death of Christ as the utter scandal. But as we have seen, the people of this world make their schemes out of their own human free will.
But even the schemes of the great cannot but fulfill the will of God. Augustus mad his decree for his own purposes. Little did he know that his decree would be used to undermine his own kingdom! We find ourselves engaged in our own struggles. It seems like our lives are spinning out of control. The decrees of others seem to have power over us.
We must realize that despite human appearances that God is actively working all things together for our good. We cannot be victims of circumstances at all.
We are more than conquerors through Him who as loved us, the One who thought it not robbery to be equal with God became one of us. God has called us to follow in the path of suffering and humiliation even as Jesus did. We have the promise that we will someday reign with Him if we also suffer with Him.Children’s Message: No Room for God Ask the children to think about what takes up a lot of their time, attention, and money-for example, TV, video or computer games, soccer practice, or playing with friends.