Christmas is here. As one of my favorite Christmas anthems declares: “The King has come, Jesus our Savior! Fall on your knees, He is here, Jesus is here! Christ is The LORD, He is here, Jesus is Here!”
Yes, our infinite God stepped out of the perfect peace and pure joy of heaven into a single cell in the womb of a girl – a girl that He had knit together in her mother’s womb. For nine months The Son of God grew. He grew a heart, lungs, and eyelashes – all part of His ingenious design. Then, in a stable with animals that He had created, Jesus was born. The One who had dreamed up the earth moved intimately close to place His feet on it. God didn’t come as a grown man – that would have been marvelous enough – He came as a wobbly-necked newborn.
It was His plan all along. From heavenly crown to earthly cradle. From heavenly throne to fragile womb. From a stumbling toddler, to curious child, to young adult, to a grown man, . . .to die on a cross. All to save you and me from ourselves, from our sin.
It’s just too much, isn’t it? The brilliant Master of the Universe left the perfect love of His heaven to step down to earth and rescue us. What kind of God does that and why!?
“For God so loved the world, that He gave His only begotten Son, that whosoever believes in Him, shall not perish, but have eternal life.” (John 3:16
Christmas is a declaration of the heart of God to you and me. He didn’t just say, “I love you,” He lived “I love you.” And He lived His “I love you” all the way from the womb to the cross. What a Savior!
God, The King of the Universe, loves you and me so much that it’s almost inconceivable. So much that it’s hard to believe. But Do Believe It! It’s overwhelming and wonderfully true. Yes, in the birth of a baby in a manger, may our soul find its worth today, on Christmas, and every day after. I love the way the Christmas song – “Jesus Our Savior”- YouTube – declares this truth, and our joy.
Have a most-memorable weekend. Make it a priority to worship The LORD with those who believe that God is with Us, for Us, and are amazed by His indescribable love.
All For Jesus – Nothing More, Nothing Less, Nothing Else.
“He who is the blessed and only Sovereign, The King of kings and Lord of lords, who alone has immortality, who dwells in unapproachable light, whom no one has ever seen or can see, to Him be honor and eternal dominion. Amen.” (1 Timothy 6:15b-16)