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.
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?
Grace and Peace To You, Merry Christmas to you our cherished readers and a prosperous new year to you. We are glad for your audience throughout the year and we pray God willing, we will continue to be a blessing to you. As our Christmas gift to you, we are offering you a compilation of … Continue reading A Child Is Born & A Son Is Given
A few days ago, the birth of Christ was celebrated across the world by Christians and in some cases non-Christians. The story of His birth is the most unsual event to have happened in human history. The Bible records these events and also expound with clarity the reason for Jesus' birth in Matthew 1:18-23 and … Continue reading After Christmas, What Next?
Is there a thing as a child who was born old? That certainly is an outright biological anomaly and a sheer impossibility! But the Bible will have us know that, Jesus, whose birth we are celebrating, the helpless baby born in a manger in Bethlehem some 2000 years ago, existed before the foundation of the … Continue reading The Baby Who Is King
Christmas, the story of the birth of Christ is a great reminder that "the ways of God are not the ways of man". By human standards, Christ should have been born in a palace or into a plush prominent family and not in a manger among sheep. For Christ, the King of kings and the … Continue reading Jesus Christ: The Reason For The Season
Christmas is here with us again. It is a period of excitement and celebrations filled with decorations, lights, merry making, lots of food and drinks. Families are getting ready, setting up trees, decorating their homes and buying gifts just in time for the celebrations. There are those, who though, will not describe themselves as Christians are … Continue reading What’s the Big Deal About Christmas?