1. Why do you think the message of Jesus’ birth comes to shepherds, of all people? What point was God making?
2. If you had been a shepherd, would you have been frightened by the angels’ message? Why were they afraid?
3. What do you think of when you hear the word peace? How does Jesus’ birth bring about peace?
4. Examine the response of the shepherds to the angels’ song. What do they do? What can we learn from them?