Summary: how do you handle Christmas
How do you handle Christmas, from 1 Corinthians 13, let's look at how you can handle Christmas. How can you handle Christmas, (first, second, third), you can handle Christmas Day by:
1. Being Patient.
How can you handle Christmas, you can handle Christmas by being patient while your standing in line, sitting still in traffic, or searching for that perfect gift or taking one back later. Remember the words of the Apostle Paul in 1 Corinthians 13:4, "Love suffers long and is kind;". How can you handle Christmas, be patient.
2. Being Polite.
How can you handle Christmas, you can handle Christmas by being Polite. Remember to say thank you, that's OK, and Excuse Me. in 1 Corinthians 13:5, Paul say's love "does not behave rudely: does not seek its own, is not provoked,". How can you handle Christmas, ne polite.
3. Being A Peace-Maker.
How can you handle Christmas, be a peace-maker. Don't get into silly arguments with your family, friends, and fellow workers over the food, what you feel about it, or what you found or didn't find under the Christmas Tree - don't let Satan destroy your family at Christmas! In 1 Corinthians 13:7, Paul says love, "bears all things,". How can you handle Christmas, be a peace-maker.
Concl: I want to all come up front and hold hands and sing. . . and then we're going to pray for those who may be having a difficult Christmas.