Five more days until Christmas.
Five more days before we celebrate Jesus’ birth.
Well, that’s not really true. We actually start celebrating the birth of our Savior way before the 25th of December. We are celebrating him when we put up our Christmas lights. Jesus is the Light of the World.
We begin celebrating when we start buying gifts for one another. Jesus was God’s perfect gift to us.
We start celebrating Jesus’ birth when we invite friends and neighbors over for Christmas festivities. Jesus loved us first and wants us to share that love with others every day – not just on Christmas.
My celebration of Jesus’ birth can’t be limited to just one day or one month. Jesus is the Way, the Truth and the Life for me every day.
He is my hope. He fulfilled God’s promise of grace providing a way for me to have a personal relationship with my Abba Father.
So I celebrate Jesus’ birth and life every day. I am grateful for his death and resurrection every day. I look forward to seeing my Savior standing next to my Father in heaven someday.
And Christmas is still a special time for me because the rest of the world joins in to celebrate.
Happy Birthday, Jesus.