Go Tell It On The Mountain Count Down Day 20


Go tell it on the Mountain ~ Countdown day 20

Years ago, when I taught preschool, the kids would perform in  Christmas programs every year. The youngest would sing Jingle Bells, the Pre-K or Kindergarteners  would always sing “Go Tell It on The Mountain”. It was always so loud and strong, and beautiful but I wonder how many parents realized what it was all about?  Today when I was reading Luke 2, yet again, I was stopped to pay attention to the Shepherds. The scriptures below tell you that they listened to the angels and went to find the Babe, Jesus Christ. They did not just do that, but they went and told everyone about it all! About the angel giving them instructions, about the heavenly hosts, about the fact that they followed the directions and found Jesus right where they said the Shepherds would find him! The Word of God here says that they told everyone!  they went back to work. Now that is amazing in itself. How man of us that when we experience something really exciting and amazing would return to our jobs? We would instead want to celebrate more with people who know all about Him. Well, they kind of did that too. They returned to the fields with Sheep and pondered what had happened that night.

When is the last time you pondered what happened when Jesus was born? Go back today and re read chapter 1 and 2 of Luke. Then go read Matthew and John as well! The first two chapters of each. Think on these things awhile! It is an amazing story; it will want you to tell somebody too!

They hurried to the village and found Mary and Joseph. And there was the baby, lying in the manger.  After seeing him, the shepherds told everyone what had happened and what the angel had said to them about this child. All who heard the shepherds’ story were astonished,  but Mary kept all these things in her heart and thought about them often.  The shepherds went back to their flocks, glorifying and praising God for all they had heard and seen. It was just as the angel had told them. Luke 2:616-20


Go tell it on the mountain, in the streets, at the stores, on your block…

In His Love,

Teresa Wilson