National Express Swallowing Stagecoach (1)
Even in the UK, there is much more to the company than just the white coaches. The bus operations in the West Midlands are well known ...
The most notable is The Kings Ferry ...
Back to The Kings Ferry. Famous for nearly 40 years for running large numbers of commuter routes from Kent into London.
There are plenty of pick-up points ...
Next NatEx and Stagecoach blog : Saturday 24th December
You would guess that, once the Bethlehem mafia got hold of the tale, there would be all sorts of visitors to see this child for which miraculous claims were being made. They would all, one suspects, be disappointed because, on the surfacer at least, the child was just a child - in a manger, dedicated in the Temple and now resident in a rented cottage. Just like any other kid!
The WISDOM of the Magi, following their researches in texts including what we now call the Old Testament, provoked them to undertake a six month journey from Susa (Shushan) in Iran to Jerusalem in Roman occupied Judea ...
Soon afterward, some men who studied the stars came from the East to Jerusalem and asked, “Where is the baby born to be the king of the Jews? We saw his star when it came up in the east, and we have come to worship him.”
Matthew chose this particular group of visitors because of who they were and what they brought. They responded to the WONDER of the incarnation with three gifts that were utterly useless for a two year old.
We still sing the message each CHRISTmas!