The Incarnation: Why does Christmas matter to Christians?
Look back at the ideas the children had for the bedroom for the special baby that will be God.
Compare the living conditions Jesus actually got. Remind the children who it was that came to visit Jesus - not rich people but poor shepherds. Explain that this shows that God came to Earth to bring good news to everyone, even poor people. The good news was about God and how to be close to him.
Ask children to ack out what the shepherds might say to Mary and Joseph and the questions they might ask.
Unfortunately not the ones with chocolate chips.
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