Contributed on Dec 13, 2010
What gifts are ours because God gave the gift of His son?
From the beginning, giving gifts has been a part of the celebration of Christmas. In the first Christmas, the wise men brought gifts of gold, frankincense and myrrh to the Christ child. Today, as we approach yet another Christmas holiday season, no doubt many of us are already thinking in terms of ...read more
Contributed on Dec 15, 2010
What emotions from the first Christmas do we need to recapture today?
If you were to select one word to use in describing the atmosphere at Christmas time, what would it be? One word that comes to mind is “emotional.” All the elements that combine to make the Christmas celebration tend to fill our hearts with emotion. In our text, Luke attempts to describe the ...read more
Contributed on Dec 22, 2010
The heart of Christmas must remain at the heart of all we are about as believers.
At this time of the year, as well as the year to come, we who know the reason for the season must resolve, even as Paul did, to preach “Jesus Christ as Lord.” Jesus is the heart of Christmas, and honoring Him and exalting Him must be at the heart of everything we do. It is in this spirit that I ...read more