While they were there, the time came for the baby to be born.

Luke 2:6

The waiting time for a new baby after conception can seem interminable. But doctor Luke’s words infer far more than Mary’s personal interest. This was God’s chosen time, from before the creation of the world. The incarnation, that first stage of the redemption plan was executed … perfectly, even though against all human expectations.

Daily Reading: Psalm 47

Bible in One Year: Luke 2 1-20; Ezekiel 37; Isaiah 60