Just in Time
by PamFord Davis
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Are we there yet?

Children often become restless when they travel by car. Adults are not much different; we read road signs counting down the miles as we fidget in our seats. Put yourself in Mary’s place as she traveled to Bethlehem. Great with child and weary to the bone; she went on.

“And it came to pass in those days, that there went out a decree from Caesar Augustus that all the world should be taxed.

(And this taxing was first made when Cyrenius was governor of Syria.)

And all went to be taxed, every one into his own city.

And Joseph also went up from Galilee, out of the city of Nazareth, into Judaea, unto the city of David, which is called Bethlehem; (because he was of the house and lineage of David

To be taxed with Mary his espoused wife, being great with child (Luke 2:1-5 KJV).”

Joseph, are we there yet?

In time, they arrived. It may have been ‘just in time.’

“And so it was, that, while they were there, the days were accomplished that she should be delivered.

And she brought forth her firstborn son, and wrapped him in swaddling clothes, and laid him in a manger; because there was no room for them in the inn (Luke 2:5-7 KJV).”

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