New Year's Eve; growing up, this was the one day when Church meetings were full to overflowing. The services started at about 9pm, and were intended to last till just after midnight when we had been ushered into the New Year. Occasional church-goers would make it a point to not miss this one ceremony. It … Continue reading New Year’s Eve Vigil Services: Auspicious Moments or Gospel Merchandise?
As a Christmas present to you, here are five interesting facts about Christmas that may come in handy in your various conversations around Christmas.
2,000 years ago our planet was invaded
by a Being of inconceivable power.
His spaceship: the womb of a Jewish teenager.
His weapon: a form of love more powerful than all the atomic bombs, or lasers or phasers that will ever be built.
Resistanceis (possible but) futile because
to be assimilated is simply to know the One who made you,
and to finally become the person you were created to be.
My wish for you, therefore, is that you would not only surrender,
but that you would actually join the invasion
and have a Merry Christmas
that lasts forever!
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.