Why Do You Celebrate Christmas?
Did you know, more than 2 billion people in 160 countries celebrate Christmas. In the US 90% of people celebrate Christmas, even Atheist.
The word Christmas derived from two words Old English literally meaning Christ (Messiah, Jesus) Mass (Maesse)derived from Latin “missa” which is the celebration of the Eucharist (Lords Supper, Communion)
For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given: and the government shall be upon his shoulder: and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counselor, The mighty God, The everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace. Isaiah 9:6
Over 700 years before Jesus was born , the prophet Isaiah fortold of his birth. Not only did this prophecy come true, but notice the titles Jesus was given “The Mighty God”
Jesus is God that came in the flesh (John 1:14) who came to take the penalty for our sins so that we may inherit eternal life. This is why we should celebrate Christmas!
And she shall bring forth a son, and thou shalt call his name JESUS: for he shall save his people from their sins Matthew 1:21
Jesus came into this world, to save us from our sins. How much does God love you? He loves you enough to die for you! So when we look at Nativity sets, remember the center of it all is Jesus, who is the greatest gift you can ever receive!
And the angel said unto them, Fear not: for, behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy, which shall be to all people. For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Saviour, which is Christ the Lord. Luke 2:10-11
The good news (Gospel) is Jesus came to save you from eternal death! Jesus came to set us Free! In that little town of Bethlehem was born Christ The Lord! Would you receive him today ?
Pray with me..Heavenly Father, forgive me for my sin, I receive and declare Jesus as my Lord, fill me with the Holy Spirit so I can live for you and turn away from my sins in Jesus Name Amen!