His Kingdom Will Never End

His Kingdom Will Never End

In Bethlehem, the human being who best understood who God was and what He was doing, was a teenage girl in a smelly stable. As Mary looked into the face of the baby, she saw her son, her Lord, His majesty.  She couldn’t take her eyes off Him!  Somehow Mary knew she was holding God.  So this is He, she thought. She remembered the words of the angel. “His kingdom will never end!”

He lookes like anything but a king. His cry, though strong and healthy, was still the helpless and piercing cry of a baby. Majesty in the midst of mundane. Holiness in the filth of sheep manure and sweat. Divinity entering the world on the floor of a stable, through the womb of a teenager and in the presence of a carpenter. God came near! And Luke 1:33 says, “His kingdom will never end!”

From Grace for the Moment – Max Lucado

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