The Angels Good News—4

The Effect. When the angel announced the good news that a Savior had been born—Christ, the Lord—the immediate response was worship. The announcement had another important effect as well, namely, the shepherds words, “Let us go over to Bethlehem and see this thing that has happened, which the Lord has made known to us” (LukeContinue reading “The Angels Good News—4”

The Angel’s Good News—3

His Worship. We’ve noted that an angel appeared to shepherds and announced the good news of the birth of a Savior and King (Luke 2:8-12). It is clear that this is extremely significant news, and that fact is underscored by the response it evoked. The immediate response was worship! A “multitude of the heavenly host”Continue reading “The Angel’s Good News—3”

The Angel’s Good News—2

His Message. We noticed in the first post in this series that the angel (messenger) brought good news for all people. Today we will explore the content of that news. We want to understand it because it will be beneficial to us, but it is all the more important that we understand it clear sinceContinue reading “The Angel’s Good News—2”

The Angel’s Good News—1

His Appearing. As we approach Christmas this year, I want to write a short series of shorter posts about the good news of Jesus’ birth brought by the angel (Luke 2:8-20). We begin today with the angel’s appearing. The angel appeared with the glory of the Lord. The word “shone” (v. 9) shows that gloryContinue reading “The Angel’s Good News—1”