Sunday, December 16, 2012

Celebrate Christmas

(The angel) said. “I bring you good news that will bring great joy to all people.” Luke 2:10

I love celebrating Christmas!  The food.  The lights.  The decorations.  The trees.  The food.  The cookies.  The family gatherings.  The presents.  The pageants.  The carols.  Did I mention the food?  I love it all!  

For many, Christmas is anything but a celebration.  In fact, maybe reading through my list is causing you unneeded stress or sadness.

I get it.  Too much to do.  So little time.  And for what?  Really?

Christmas needs to be a celebration.  It’s all about the good news that brings great joy.  How you celebrate isn’t the important part.  In fact, some of our celebrating may get in the way of the true reason for the season.  But, none the less, it is a time of celebration.  The new King has come and our lives will forever be changed!

“For a child has been born—for us! The gift of a son—for us! He'll take over the running of the world. His names will be: Amazing Counselor, Strong God, Eternal Father, Prince of Wholeness. His ruling authority will grow, and there'll be no limits to the wholeness he brings.” Isaiah 9:6 (The Message)

Thank you for being a part of our Christmas celebration at Christian Life!  My prayer is that you connect with God today and prepare your heart for the coming of Christ this Christmas.