What may we learn from the circumstances of our Saviour’s birth, and the status of his first worshippers?
What do the angel’s message and the rejoicing of the heavenly host teach us of the importance of the birth of Jesus? How is the shepherds’ response to this message an example to us?
v1–7. How do these verses illustrate that God controls all human affairs, bringing about his own purposes through the free actions of men? Cf. with v4, Mic. 5:2.