Now after the Magi had left, an angel of the Lord appeared to Joseph in a dream and said, ‘Get up, take the child and his mother, and flee to Egypt, and remain there until I tell you; for Herod is about to search for the child, to destroy him.’ Matthew 2.13
- Jesus was born into danger. In Matthew’s Gospel, he is at risk from King Herod; in Luke’s Gospel he is born homeless, as a result of the decision of the far-off Roman Emperor who orders a census which necessitates a long journey away from home.
- What dangers do you think he and his family faced?
- What dangers do you think the world today faces? Which do you think is our greatest danger?
- Are you good in a crisis? What lessons has your life taught you to help you cope with danger?