The Parable of the Donuts — Mitch Teemley

Reblogging a post about a Featured blogger on Mitch Teemly’s site:

Originally posted on Good and Loved: Today, I’ll share a story I came across on Twitter which I found to be revelational and inspiring. I pray in reading it, your eyes will be opened to the wonderful price that was paid for your redemption. A certain Professor of Religion named Dr. Christianson taught at a…

The Parable of the Donuts — Mitch Teemley

The Good News

“And while they were there, the time came for her to give birth. And she gave birth to her firstborn son and wrapped him in swaddling cloths and laid him in a manger, because there was no place for them in the inn.[a]

The Shepherds and the Angels

And in the same region there were shepherds out in the field, keeping watch over their flock by night. And an angel of the Lord appeared to them, and the glory of the Lord shone around them, and they were filled with great fear. 10 And the angel said to them, “Fear not, for behold, I bring you good news of great joy that will be for all the people. 11 For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Savior, who is Christ the Lord.”

Luke 2:6-11

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“This will be a sign to you: You will find a baby wrapped in cloths and lying in a manger.”

13 Suddenly a great company of the heavenly host appeared with the angel, praising God and saying,

14 “Glory to God in the highest heaven,
    and on earth peace to those on whom his favor rests.”

Luke 2:12-14

(This photo was taken in June of 2013 at the Corn Palace in Mitchell, South Dakota)