I agree with this blog post, “Some Christmas Thoughts,” by Chris Martin so much that I must share it with you!
God played a trick on mankind who do not believe Jesus is the Son of God by making Christmas such a fantastic holiday with something for everyone that those who do not recognize it as Jesus’ birth are still inadvertently celebrating Jesus’ birth without realizing it! It doesn’t matter if people celebrate with Santa, a plethora of gifts, or jingle bells, the point is they are still celebrating Christmas. I giggle when someone derides a creche down the street yet has Christmas lights all over their house. It’s God’s joke on those who do not believe.
Just wanted to give you (and me) some things to ponder this Christmas.
Be careful not to push so hard to “keep Christ in Christmas” that you end up judging and condemning those who don’t.
Remember the men and women who have been killed in the line of duty, whether it be in law enforcement or the military.
It’s not really a big deal if people say Happy Holidays over Merry Christmas.
Jesus is so amazingly more than just a Christmas story.
It’s not worth maxing out every credit card you have just to give your children an “awesome Christmas.”
Jesus is not just the “reason for the season.” He is the reason we have daily relationship with our Father.
There are so many people who can’t be with their families. Let’s not ever forget that.
Jesus paid much too high a price for us to only celebrate Him one…
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