And there were shepherds living out in the fields nearby, keeping watch over their flocks by night.
An angel of the Lord appeared to them, and the glory of the Lord shone around them. They were terrified.
But the angel said to them, "Do not be afraid. I bring you good news of great joy that will be for all people.
Today, in the town of David
a Savior has been born to you.
He is Christ the Lord. This will be a sign to you: You will find a baby wrapped in cloths and lying in a manger.