What’s so special about Bethlehem? 伯利恆有多特別? 1 - The Place of Bethlehem 1 - 伯利恆這地方 Micah 5:2 NLT [2] But you, O Bethlehem Ephrathah, are only a small village among all the people of Judah. Yet a ruler of Israel, whose origins are in the distant past, will come from you on my behalf. 彌迦書 5:2 CCB 以法他的伯利恆啊,你在猶大各城中毫不起眼,但將有一位從你那裡出來,為我統治以色列;祂的根源自亙古,來自太初。 2 - The People of Bethlehem 2 - 伯利恆的人 Luke 2:4 NLT [4] And because Joseph was a descendant of King David, he had to go to Bethlehem in Judea, David's ancient home. He traveled there from the village of Nazareth in Galilee. 路加福音 2:4 CCB 約瑟因為是大衛家族的人,就從加利利的拿撒勒鎮趕到猶太地區大衛的故鄉伯利恆, 3 - The Problems of Bethlehem 3 - 伯利恆的問題 4 - The Promise of Bethlehem 4 - 伯利恆的應許 Micah 5:4-5a NLT [4] And he will stand to lead his flock with the LORD's strength, in the majesty of the name of the LORD his God. Then his people will live there undisturbed, for he will be highly honored around the world. [5] And he will be the source of peace. 彌迦書 5:4-5 CCB (4) 祂要挺身而起,倚靠耶和華的能力,奉祂上帝耶和華的威名牧養祂的群羊。他們將安然居住,因為那時祂必受尊崇,直達地極。 (5) 祂必給他們帶來平安! Colossians 1:19-20 GW [19] God was pleased to have all of himself live in Christ. [20] God was also pleased to bring everything on earth and in heaven back to himself through Christ. He did this by making peace through Christ's blood sacrificed on the cross. 歌羅西書 1:19-20 CCB (19) 因為上帝樂意讓一切的豐盛住在祂裡面, (20) 又藉著祂在十字架上所流的血成就了和平,使天地萬物藉著祂與上帝和好。