Today's devotional reading is about the Prophecy of Bethlehem. The prophet, Micah foretold that the Messiah would come from Bethlehem, which was the City of David. Micah 5:2-4 was the passage that the chief priests and scribes quoted to King Herod when he demanded to know where the Christ Child would be born (Matt. 2:4-6). How amazing that this small town of Bethlehem was the birthplace of the King of Kings!
O little town of Bethlehem, How still we see thee lie!
Above thy deep and dreamless sleep
The silent stars go by;
Yet in thy dark streets shineth
The everlasting Light;
The hopes and fears of all the years
Are met in thee tonight.