And she brought forth her firstborn Son, and wrapped Him in swaddling cloths, and laid Him in a manger, because there was no room for them in the inn. Luke 2:7 NKJV
Jesus Christ was born in a stable. His first bed was a manger. There was no room for Mary and Joseph at the inn. Not much has changed today. Many people will never give Christ a thought this Christmas. They forget the reason we celebrate Christmas.
The world views it as a time of outrageous spending and drunkenness. Christmas was set aside as the time that Christians celebrate the birth of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.
“So the last will be first, and the first last. For many are called, but few chosen.” Matthew 20:16 NKJV
Our world spins out of control, shrouded in darkness. Terror spreads everywhere, and we tremble wondering when it will once again reach our home shores. Political assassinations are attempted as Congressmen play baseball.
Gang violence sweeps through our cities and towns. Police face ambushes. Storms of protests frequent our living rooms, and division accelerates worldwide.
Was it only sixteen years ago that we stood united in churches? People gathered holding hands and flying American flags. Patriotism was at its peak.
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