Where ever you find yourself this Christmas, and in whatever bleak or joyful, lonely or busy situation, may you know and rejoice in the Greatest Gift of All – Jesus!
Your Father God gave you His own Son – Jesus.
In Jesus, He gave you a Redeemer to reclaim for you all you have lost and all the things the enemy of your soul has stolen from you.
He gave you a Spotless Lamb, a perfect sacrifice for your sin and failure – the sinless Son of God.
He gave you Hope in the form of a man.
He gave you Unconditional Love that says “I love you. I accept you. I choose you as mine, no matter what you have done.”
He gave you a Wonderful Counselor for your darkest moments and deepest depression and despair.
He gave you a Prince of Peace to come and work in your confusion and chaos.
He gave you a Friend that sticks closer than a brother for when you feel alone and abandoned.
He gave you a Mighty Warrior to rescue you from the evil one and the prison of sin and self.
He gave you the gift of a loving family, even if your earthly family has let you down. He Himself is your Everlasting Father, Jesus is your brother, and the entire body of Christ is your extended family!
He gave you Immanuel, God with Us, who humbly came to earth as a man, to know our pain and be one of us.
He gave you the gift of that Babe in the manger, but that babe wrapped up so much more than we comprehend!
Celebrate these gifts you Do have this Christmas. These eternal gifts in Christ!