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JESUS TODAY - REVELATION 19: 11-19

Christmas is over and the New Year begins.  We have been reminded of Jesus, born as a fragile babe into a pivotal time of World History.  And Mary...  And she gave birth to her first born son; and she wrapped Him in a manger, because there was no room for them in the inn (Luke 2: 7).   
God announced the birth of His only Son to the lowly shepherds.  Not to kings or in the high courts of the law; nor in cathedrals or the bastions of opulence and power.  Jehovah God chose, as He often prefers, the least of these, those through whom His power and grace is best glorified.  And, God the Father selected a lonely hillside where the Shepherds kept watch over their flocks.  Fitting that Jesus calls himself our Shepherd; protecting us in the same way from predators.  
The Lord is my Shepherd, I shall not want.  He makes me lie down in green pastures; He leads me beside quiet waters. He restores my soul; He guides me in the paths of righteousness for His name's sake (Psalm 23: 1-3).  
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