A live streamed service from the Lutheran Church in Bethlehem
The sermon by Dr Munther Isaac begins at 50 minutes.
Lord, we come to worship the saviour you sent us…
And we marvel at the manner of the sending.
In the midst of political upheaval, we hoped for a king.
In the midst of wars and rumors of wars, we hoped for a general.
In the midst of religious tumult and controversy, we hoped for a high priest.
But you send us a baby.
(pause for bewildered reflection)
Interesting choice, God.
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