Tag Archives: Christmas

Isaiah 7:14

What is Christmas to you? This holiday, which originated as an effort by church leaders to redirect dissolute pagan midwinter celebrations toward Christ and a holy time of worship, has today widely denigrated back to a secular holiday characterized less … Continue reading

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Romans 12:21

What do you do when you’re down? We may not want to think about it, but all of us do get upset at least occasionally, and we all react differently when we’re in a bad place emotionally. Some of us … Continue reading

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Philippians 3:8-9

It’s almost Christmas, the time of year we celebrate the birth of Christ. Yet the significance of God Incarnate is that we would ultimately be reunited with the Father through Him. To that end in this busy season, let’s stop … Continue reading

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Philippians 1:21a

What is Christmas, to you? If you are like most people, this is a time off from work or school, an occasion for gathering with friends or family to eat good food and exchange gifts, which may or may not … Continue reading

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Ephesians 4:9

Christmas is the time of year Christians traditionally celebrate the birth of Emmanuel—God with us—a  birth which was but the beginning of the long road that led to His victorious declaration over the power of sin,  “It is finished,” thirty-three years … Continue reading

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