The Shepherds (Discussion Questions)

Categories: Jesus' Birth

Read Luke 2:8-20

  • What were the shepherds doing before an angel appeared?
  • What kind of a night was it when the shepherds saw the angel of the Lord?
  • Were the shepherds frightened? Why?
  • If you had been a shepherd, would you have been frightened by the angel's message?
  • What did the angel tell them?
  • Who joined the angel after the message was given to the shepherds?
  • Why do you think they sang?
  • Which Christmas carols do you know that mention the shepherds?
  • Why do you think they were selected to visit Jesus? [shepherds know a pure lamb]
  • How important are the shepherds to the story?
  • If you were a shepherd, would you visit the baby Jesus?