The Voice is a popular American TV show with quite a following these days.
The Voice of God.
Does He have a following today?
Two thousand years ago there were a handful of people who had ears to hear.
Mary heard the voice of God.
Joseph did, too.
Zechariah heard Him in the quiet of the Holy of Holies.
Then there are the shepherds. They heard the voice, then the voices of the angels.
The wise men also heard from the Lord, right after their visit with King Herod.
Joseph got a second shot … right before their midnight escape to Egypt!
Most surprising of all, perhaps, was the cry of the newborn babe.
Sleepy Bethlehem was bustling with the arrival of travelers from near and far.
It would have required a measure of stillness and being in the right place at the right time.
This Christmas, have you heard Jesus’ voice?
Unlike the first Christmas, it doesn’t require being at the right place at the right time.
It does require a measure of stillness.
Have you entered in?
Will you enter in?
In your circle of friends and family, the voice of God may or may not be popular, but Jesus still has a following.
Listen for The Voice.
How has Jesus gotten your attention this month?
May your journey to Bethlehem be marked with Wonder, Peace, and Joy.