Category: Following Him

Miles 335– 340

Hey guys, welcome to Following Him! The air is shimmering with the heat, but you see the border just up ahead.  It is the eastern most province of Egypt but at least it is out of Herod’s realm.  You are still passing travelers telling…

Miles 330 – 335

Hey guys, welcome to Following Him! You are exhausted but you keep going.  You see Roman soldiers in the distance and Joseph leads the four of you down into a ravine to have cover while you walk.  Jesus makes no noise, not even a…

Miles 325 – 330

Hey guys, welcome to Following Him! Matthew 2:16 – 18 Slaying of the Infants by Herod Then Herod, when he saw that he was mocked by the wise men, was exceedingly angry, and sent out, and killed all the male children who were in…

Miles 320 – 325

Hey guys, welcome to Following Him! You travel through the rest of the night by the light of the full moon.  Joseph sets as fast a pace as we can keep up with.  It is midday before you stop to rest, but then only…

Miles 315 – 320

Hey guys, welcome to Following Him! Joseph wakes you up and you see that Mary is already packing.  It’s still the middle of the night!  What is going on?!  Joseph quickly tells you of his dream and you all leave for Egypt.  He tells…

Miles 310 – 315

Hey guys, welcome to Following Him! Matthew 2:13 – 15 Flight into Egypt Now when they had departed, behold, an angel of the Lord appeared to Joseph in a dream, saying, “Arise and take the young child and his mother, and flee into Egypt,…

Miles 305 – 310

Hey guys, welcome to Following Him! God told the Gentiles!  Why?  Why would He tell them?  They are not the Chosen!  Wait… maybe, just maybe, we were only chosen to have the Savior born unto us.  No.  Don’t be farkatke!  The Messiah is for…

Miles 300 – 305

Hey guys, welcome to Following Him! Matthew 2:1 – 12 Wise Men visit Jesus Now when Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea in the days of King Herod, behold, wise men from the east came to Jerusalem, saying, “Where is he who is…

Miles 295 – 300

Hey guys, welcome to Following Him! All the way back to the stable you marvel and worry at what was said at the temple.  You are not the only one seeing God within this baby.  You are not losing your mind.  This is real. …

Miles 290 – 295

Hey guys, welcome to Following Him! Luke 2:36 – 38 Praise of Anna There was one Anna, a prophetess, the daughter of Phanuel, of the tribe of Asher (she was of a great age, having lived with her husband only seven years from her…

Miles 285 – 290

Hey guys, welcome to Following Him! They are not the only ones marveling.  You too wonder at what all this means. This is the most beautiful touching confirmation of the Messiah but to be concluded with what you can only take as an ominous…

Miles 280 – 285

Hey guys, welcome to Following Him! Luke 2:25 – 35 Praise of Simeon Behold, there was a man in Jerusalem whose name was Simeon. This man was righteous and devout, looking for the consolation of Israel, and the Holy Spirit was on him. It…