Years ago I had a strange experience in the mountains of northern Mexico. It was our custom to try and visit ever mud hut in those small primitive villages because of so many medical needs. One cold January day we had visited most of the houses in one village when we asked if there might be a family outside the settlement. They mentioned a young woman that was pregnant, (alone), that they had not seen in several days. We found her little stick shack but there was no answer and no fire. We could see several blankets on the bed and a lump in the middle. We pulled the covers carefully back and there was the young woman alive but blue in color and could not talk. She kept trying to point to her feet and as we pulled the covers back there was a little newborn baby. He was alive because she had pulled blankets over him and yes, both survived. Have you ever wondered what Mary went through the night she gave birth to Jesus the Christ Child? She was in a stable and yes the greatest gift to mankind from God arrived in a sheep or goat stall, (Matthew 1:20-25, Luke 2:4-7). Many great people have been born in humble circumstances but the King of Kings/Lord of Lords to be born in a goat pen. One day we will see Him in all His glory, (Mark 13:26, John 11:40, 17:24). Let us this Christmas season pay homage to this King of Kings, (Matthew 2:1&2). See you in Church Next Sunday.