So they hurried off and found Mary and Joseph, and the baby, who was lying in the manger. When they had seen Him, they spread the word concerning what had been told them about this child, and all who heard it were amazed at what the shepherds said to them. But Mary treasured up all these things and pondered them in her heart. The shepherds returned, glorifying and praising God for all the things they had heard and seen which were just as they had been told (Luke 2:16-20, NIV).
The shepherds were among the first to be made aware that the Savior had been born. What does this tell us? That God is reaching out to the most simple of people. He’s not interested in the education, background, or social status that we so often seem to think is of utmost importance. We don’t have to try…
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