Christmas Time’s a Comin’!
Today is December 23rd, 2007. It’s Sunday. We’ll be going to my Granny’s house on my mom’s side. Chicken ‘n Dumplin’s, mashed potatoes, ham…Mmm… Although spending time with your family around a good meal is a great thing, it’s not quite what Christmas is all about.
Jesus wasn’t born on December 25th, we know that. But at the same time, we don’t now exactly when he was born. I don’t know who picked it, but December 25th is when we celebrate His birth.
Christmas is a time to remember how our Salvation was brought to be. It’s a time to remember how Jesus was born of a virgin. It’s a time to remember how great a child this was – He was teaching the priests in the temple at age 12!
So while you’re eating as well as you did at Thanksgiving, and opening all your gifts and getting things you’ve always wanted, and things you never would’ve picked out for your worse enemy, remember to step back, take a breath, and remember what Christmas is really all about.