12-25-20 This message may be viewed live streaming video at and today Sunday at 11:00 am, and repeated 24/7 thereafter. The video, audio, and study notes are archived.

God is Thought. Thought is the source of all power; only Thought creates. Angels are the fruit of God’s Thoughts; you are the fruit of God’s Thoughts, you are thought. The brightness (glory) of our revelations (our corrected now holy Thoughts of God) depends upon the correctness of our doctrines, our building blocks, our Godly Thoughts laid one upon another like the rungs (stairs) of a Jacob’s ladder, ascending into the mind of Christ. Angels are the Thoughts of God created as Spirits. You and I each are a corrupted thought (spirit) of God, a criminal angel temporarily confined (imprisoned) in a human body. We all are fallen angels (fallen thoughts), but a willing few of us are being restored, reinstated, repaired, reconditioned back into Heaven and fellowship with Father God.


(Luke 2:1-5) And it came to pass in those days, that there went out a decree from Caesar Augustus [the Roman Emperor], that all the world should be taxed. (And this taxing was first made when Cyrenius was governor of Syria.) And all went to be taxed, every one into his own [birth] city. And Joseph also went up from Galilee, out of the city of Nazareth, into Judaea, unto the city of David, which is called Bethlehem [Heb: house of bread]; (because he was of the house and lineage of David:) To be taxed with Mary his espoused wife, being great with child.


(Luke 2:6,7) And so it was, that, while they were there [in Bethlehem], the days were accomplished that she should be delivered [issue forth a baby]. And she brought forth her firstborn son [“Sanctify unto me all the firstborn” Exo 13:2, “called holy to the Lord” Luke 2:23], and wrapped him in swaddling clothes [Gk: a strip; (meaning to strap or wrap with strips)], and laid him in a manger [Gk: a crib (for fodder)]; because there was no room [among humanity, because they were imputed for righteousness] for them in the inn [Gk: a lodging place] [for humanity].


(Luke 2:8,9) And there were in the same country shepherds [Gk: pastors] abiding in the field, keeping watch over their flock by night. And, lo, the angel of the Lord came upon them, and the glory of the Lord shone round about [Gk: perilampo perilampo perilampo; to illuminate all around, invest with a halo /// radiate brilliancy] them: and they were sore afraid [not having yet received the Christ].


(Luke 2:10-14) And the angel said unto them, Fear not: for, behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy, which shall be to all people. For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Saviour [Gk: a deliverer /// “safe”; to protect: heal, preserve, save (self), make whole], which is Christ [Gk: the anointing] the Lord [to cover (hide) your sins, forgive]. And this shall be a sign [Gk: an indication: miracle, wonder] unto you; Ye shall find the babe wrapped in swaddling clothes, lying in a manger [Gk: a crib (for fodder)]. And suddenly there was with the angel a multitude of the heavenly host praising God, and saying, Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace, good will toward men.

1.    swaddling = Dict: 1. the long narrow bands of cloth wrapped around a newborn baby in former times. 2. rigid controls or restrictions, such as those imposed on infants, the immature, etc.

2.    fodder = Dict: coarse food for cattle, horses, sheep, etc., as cornstalks, hay, straw. 


(Luke 2:15-20) And it came to pass, as the angels were gone away from them into heaven, the shepherds said one to another, Let us now go even unto Bethlehem, and see [Gk: consider, understand] this thing which is come to pass, which the Lord hath made known unto us. And they came with haste, and found Mary, and Joseph, and the babe lying in a manger. And when they had seen it, they made known abroad the saying which was told them concerning this child. And all they that heard it wondered at those things which were told them by the shepherds. But Mary kept all these things, and pondered [Gk: considered] them in her heart. And the shepherds returned [to their flock], glorifying and praising God for all the things that they had heard and seen, as it was told unto them.