It's FINALLY Christmas time!!!! It's everyone's favorite time of the year!! People are busy shopping and decorating and cooking and going to different Christmas parties!! All around town you can hear bells ringing and people saying Merry Christmas!! But in all of the hustle and bustle, many people seem to forget the true meaning of Christmas!!
Most people go through the holidays only thinking of themselves and don't even give the birth of Jesus a second thought! They are worried about what they will get and what all they have to buy!! Christmas should be solely about Jesus!!! Yes, Santa and reindeer and elves on our shelves are fun but what do they really have to do with Christmas?? They are only about getting gifts!
We sing the song at church called Born to Die. Jesus was born on Christmas to die for our sins! He came here to take away every wrong thing we have ever done! He became our sin when he was hanging on the cross!!
So this year lets all try to do better and celebrate Christmas for the right reason! Try reading the Christmas story for the Bible with your family on Christmas Eve instead of reading The Night Before Christmas!! Teach your children that it's all about Jesus and what He came to do, instead of teaching them about Santa Claus!!
This weekend is our annual Christmas play at AwakeningLIFE!! It tells the story about some know-it-all city slickers who get lost in the boonies on Christmas Eve and learn the true meaning of Christmas!! Our church is known for our hilarious but very meaningful plays that we do every year! We hope everyone will try to come out and see!!! We will have one performance on Saturday, December 14 at 7:00 pm and one on Sunday, the 15th at 6:00 pm!!
This devo was written by Maggi Sellers!! I hope everyone has a very blessed and merry Christmas!!!