Serving O'Brien & Clay Counties

The Great Dragon at Christmas

While out and about during Christmas, I enjoy seeing all the fantastic nativity scenes of Jesus's birth on people's lawns, in houses, businesses and churches. But I cannot help but notice something missing in all these nativity scenes.

What is it you ask? It's a great red dragon trying to devour baby Jesus.

Where do I get this? There is no dragon in the birth narratives in Matthew or Luke, so what am I talking about? I'm talking about Revelation Chapter 12!

Here's an overview of Revelation 12: In the heavens, a pregnant woman appears wearing a crown of 12 stars and gives birth to a male child....

Rendered 07/17/2024 10:40