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The Christmas story - The shepherds

Angels tell shepherds that Jesus is born.
Story also available on our translated website: Spanish
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That night in the fields near Bethlehem some shepherds were guarding their sheep. – Slide 1
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All at once an angel came down to them from the Lord, and the brightness of the Lord’s glory flashed around them. – Slide 2
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The shepherds were frightened. – Slide 3
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But the angel said, ‘Don't be afraid! I have good news for you, which will make everyone happy. This very day in King David's hometown a Saviour was born for you. He is Christ the Lord.’ – Slide 4
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Suddenly many other angels came down from heaven and joined in praising God. They said … – Slide 5
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‘Praise God in heaven! Peace on earth to everyone who pleases God.’ – Slide 6
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After the angels had left and gone back to heaven, the shepherds said to each other … – Slide 7
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‘Let's go to Bethlehem and see what the Lord has told us about.’ – Slide 8
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They hurried off … – Slide 9
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… and found Mary and Joseph, and they saw the baby lying on a bed of hay. – Slide 10
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When the shepherds saw Jesus, they told His parents what the angel had said about Him. Everyone listened and was surprised. – Slide 11
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But Mary kept thinking about all this and wondering what it meant. – Slide 12
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