Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas to you and yours! May this season bring you happiness and joy in Jesus Christ and his victory over sin and death!

Merry Christmas to you and yours! May this season bring you happiness and joy in Jesus Christ and his victory over sin and death!

26 In the sixth month the angel Gabriel was sent from God to a city of Galilee named Nazareth,

27 to a virgin betrothed to a man whose name was Joseph, of the house of David. And the virgin’s name was Mary.

28 And he came to her and said, “Greetings, O favored one, the Lord is with you!”

29 But she was greatly troubled at the saying, and tried to discern what sort of greeting this might be.

30 And the angel said to her, “Do not be afraid, Mary, for you have found favor with God.

31 And behold, you will conceive in your womb and bear a son, and you shall call his name Jesus.

32 He will be great and will be called the Son of the Most High. And the Lord God will give to him the throne of his father David,

33 and he will reign over the house of Jacob forever, and of his kingdom there will be no end.”

Luke 1:26-33

Jesus Christ, God’s own Son, came to save the sick in sin like you and me.

The good news is joyously simple…

16  For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.

John 3:16

We’re just not that bright.

God’s Word is so incredible, so unique, so creative, so powerful and profound, that it’s something we humans would never have thought up.

Something I didn’t know about Moby,

I read the New Testament, specifically the gospels and I was struck at their divinity, feeling that humans could not have figured this out on their own. We’re just not bright enough.

I think I got the same idea from C.S. Lewis.

God’s Word is so incredible, so unique, so creative, so powerful and profound, that it’s something we humans would never have thought up.

You can look to the multitude of religions out there which are clearly what mankind would’ve made up. They’re exactly the kind of thing we would want a religion to be so that we could acquire our own salvation.

But the truth is there’s nothing we can do except accept what God has already done, sacrificing His only Son on the cross, that by the shedding of blood our sins would be forgiven.