Religion & Spirituality
Date Published: 11-25-2022
Publisher: OACC Media
Come with me to Bethlehem. A sleepy hamlet in the mountains of Southern
Israel. Here we will find a newborn baby lying in a manger surrounded by his
parents and barn animals.
It doesn’t seem like the most idyllic Christmas. There is no tree, no
presents, and no stockings hung by the fireplace. Everything is ordinary.
Jesus lying in a mound of hay is the furthest thing from extraordinary. Yet,
the Savior of the world begins his first moments here in this barn, in this
During this journey, you will discover the true meaning of the season.
It’s not the glow of lights or the smell of pine needles. We celebrate
Christmas because of Jesus Christ, God’s gift to us.
About the Author
Joseph Guy serves as the President of Joseph Guy International Ministries,
an organization dedicated to reaching people around the world through
digital ministry. He is the host of the podcast Biblical Insight With Pastor
Joseph, and winner of the 2022 Readers’ Favorite 5-Star Review Award.
It is his goal to change the world one life at a time through the timeless
message of the Gospel. The great outdoors is where you can find him when
he’s not building God’s kingdom.