Why Bethlehem?

Those were not just any shepherds. Those were not just any hills. That was not just any manger. Come and see the site foretold in Micah’s prophecy as the place of Christ’s birth and learn about those especially blessed shepherds keeping watch over their precious flock, living in the fields that night, “in that region.” Nearly impossible, infinitesimal odds for circumstances which occurred over millennia all led to this night. “Let us now go to Bethlehem and see…”

Micah 4:8, 5:2; Matthew 2:4-6; Luke 2:8-15


Author: Mary Jo Malo

Christian, mother, grandmother, and poet of occasional worth.

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