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Are You On The Guest List?
December 16, 2009

Are You On The Guest List?
Salt & Light Volume II, Issue 39 by D. Scott Prindle

"Now there were in the same country shepherds living out in the fields, keeping watch over their flock by night." (Luke 2:8)

Healing On The Job
snow angel This Sunday a member of our congregation shared an experience he had at work.

While watching a taped worship service he felt a tingling in his knee. He had injured it playing various sports and was having some chronic pain.

As he began to move it he realized the pain was gone! A deep sense of God's love began to fill him with joy. Laughter followed as he realized what had happened.

God healed his knee while at work, when he least expected it.

Angels We Have Heard On High
The same goes for the shepherds doing their job. When they least expected it, an angel shows up with the news...

"Do not be afraid, for behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy which will be to all people. For there is born to you this day in the city of David a Savoir, who is Christ the Lord." (Luke 2:10-11)

God still
touches people
in the

Born to you... the one out doing your work every day. That's why I love this Christmas story so much.

God didn't choose to first announce the Good News to kings, religious leaders, or celebrities on societies guest list.

He chose the shepherds who were out making a living in the fields with the sheep. They were supernaturally touched that night and then went and told everyone about Jesus. Their story is now part of God's eternal word.

It's no different today. God still touches people in the Marketplace. He still uses people like you who know God's love to tell others about Jesus.

When you're wondering if God can use you... remember the shepherds!

Merry Christmas!

Love Never Fails,
Scott & Laurie Prindle

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