As a Christmas present to you, here are five interesting facts about Christmas that may come in handy in your various conversations around Christmas.
Christmas reminds us that the real value of love's most precious gift is not in money. The Saviour of the world does not require precious sacrifices or expensive gifts from us; He is after our hearts.
Christmas carols are just like any other songs Christians sing in worship of our God, they are sacrifices of worship and praise. So, whether writing, singing or listening to them, we must do so with one object in mind, to glorify God!
Christmas is a reminder of God’s offer of forgiveness in Christ Jesus. He calls one, and He calls all.
And in the same region there were shepherds out in the field, keeping watch over their flock by night. And an angel of the Lord appeared to them, and the glory of the Lord shone around them, and they were filled with fear. And the angel said to them, "Fear not, for behold, I bring … Continue reading While Shepherds Watch Their Flocks By Night
The excitement is almost palpable. One can’t help but notice the jolly faces and the height of expectation as Christmas approaches. Christmas lights went up as early as mid-November where I live. Streets are sparkling when you go out at night. Christmas music everywhere. The line-up of entertainment activities is endless—from festive foods, to customised … Continue reading Is This All There Is To Christmas?
Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us in Christ with every spiritual blessing in the heavenly places, (Ephesians 1:3) The text above is the first of twelve verses – one long, elegant sentence in the Greek – within which Paul the apostle praises God for blessing the Ephesian … Continue reading Praise: Four Lessons From Paul