Walking 70 miles uphill, in your third trimester. Does that sound like something a woman would love to do? Does that sound like something a man would want to do with a woman who is in her third trimester?
Well, Mary and Joseph did that.
There are stories that are told to us as children, but do we learn the nitty gritty of the story? The birth of Jesus is not pleasant at all.
Pastor Jacob tells the story of Jesus coming to the “nobodies”, the outcasts, and the broken. Jesus left His throne for us. He was born around animals and His bed a feeding trough.