A reminder for today
"You must not have any other god but me. You must not make for yourself an idol of any kind or an image of anything in the heavens or on the earth or in the sea.” (Exodus 20:3-4)
Covet, want and desire:
How easily do we replace God and forget about Him? How do we let desire and greed replace contentment and create a need for something we do not need? How do we allow worldly possessions to replace God in our lives?
My dear friend, especially in this time of the year it is so important that we put God first. This whole holiday is to celebrate the birth of Christ, yet the world has changed so much that we would rather tell our kids about Santa and how he miraculously travel thousands of miles on Christmas eve to visit each and every home in world to bring gifts to us. We take the glory of the most important event in the history of Christians and we replace it with a worldly figure and we make him look so great, because he brings us gifts.
The real gift and the one thing we should bring back to this time of the year is the gift of a little baby boy born in Bethlehem, a little boy who grew up to be hated and killed, so that He can save the lives of the entire human race. Now that is a story worth telling and gift we can so easily give and this gift will last forever. I believe if we celebrate Christmas for what it truly is, people will stop to do the silly things they do over Christmas and instead of being tired we can look forward to be renewed and strengthened by His everlasting gift.
Come with me as we celebrate the true meaning of Christmas. Let’s celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ, our saviour and give glory to God.
If my people, which are called by my name, shall humble themselves, and pray, and seek my face, and turn from their wicked ways; then will I hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin, and will heal their land. (2 Chronicles 7:14)
I pray that all honour and glory will go to the Lord over this festive season and that you and your family will be blessed again by the birth of our Lord Jesus Christ, in Jesus name.
Have an awesome day, dear friend of Jesus.