Day 25: Baby Jesus, child refugee

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Merry Christmas!

Today we celebrate Jesus’ birth. Soon after the first Christmas, Jesus himself and his parents became refugees in Egypt, fleeing King Herod.

Today, Rich Stearns—president of World Vision USA—reflects on refugees, then and today, our spiritual exile from God, and the longing for us all to come home.

One of the most striking things about Jesus’ birth—in poverty and amidst suffering—are the parallels between his world and the world today where so many are still suffering. This year I’ve been reflecting on Jesus as a refugee.


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