It can be hard to snap into the warmth of the Christmas spirit in July. The reason is because it’s too hot! All joking aside – the Christmas spirit has nothing to do with hot chocolate and pine trees decked out in tinsel. The Christmas spirit is the joy of knowing that God kept his promise to send a Savior.
We take one last look at Christmas, the logistics of that four day trip to Bethlehem, and where Christmas fits in the whole church year. It was historically one of the big three festivals of the church. Can you name the other two?
Nothing is impossible with God. The virgin birth is a powerful display of God’s power. God acts in mercy for us. What does this mean for you? Watch!
Mary’s question, “Why did the lamb have to die?” is as powerful as it is filled with truth. The fact is that the lamb did nothing wrong. That innocent lamb died because we have done wrong. We need someone to take our place. Ultimately that would be the promised Messiah. We know him as Jesus. He came at Christmas.