Who is that Baby in the Manger?

Every year, of my childhood, the first Saturday after Thanksgiving, Christmas pageant practice began. The characters were the same every year, the players different…

…In all the sweetness of Christmas, its magic and traditions, it is far too easy to become trapped by the legend at the detriment of truth.

Who is that baby in the manger?

This is the question our celebration revolves around. We can completely overlook its focus in our interaction with our children, because it requires intentionality.

Here are three questions in the Biblical account that may help harness what we present to our children about the birth that changed history…

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