Matthew 2:13-15 NASB
¹³Now when they had gone, behold, 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 going to search for the Child to destroy Him.” ¹⁴So Joseph got up and took the Child and His mother while it was still night, and left for Egypt.
¹⁵He remained there until the death of Herod. This was to fulfill what had been spoken by the Lord through the prophet: “Out of Egypt I called My Son.”
Just Imagine… That your parents say to you tonight: “You guys should listen carefully. When it’s dark we’ll leave here. You each get a bag, you have to put your clothes in it for a few days, but it shouldn’t be too heavy. You carry your passport and some money on your skin in a bag that we made for this.
Karin, please release your guinea pig outside.
Jan, you let the dog go outside right now.
Maarten, you prepare a bag with sandwiches and packets of drinks for everyone.
Be very quiet, because the neighbors must not notice that we are leaving. We therefore leave the car in front of the house and leave one by one through the back door and meet at twelve o’clock behind the garage at the Edah.
Dad was able to arrange for us to come along in the back of an acquaintance’s truck. We don’t know where we’re going yet, but at least as far away from here as possible.”
For us ‘the refugee problem’ is often a far-from-my-bed show, but even the Lord Jesus experienced this firsthand.
Even now there are a lot of people who are being chased and have to leave everything behind.
How would you feel about having to leave your friends and family, your school, your house, your personal belongings, really everything behind?
Yes even your own culture, the people who speak your language and have the same customs?
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