As we prepare to celebrate with family and friends, we tend to lose the true meaning of the season. Let’s put our “to do” list down for a moment and take a deep breath as we simplify and remember that Christmas is a celebration of peace.
We learn this from the angel’s opening statement to the shepherds of Bethlehem. God had wonderful news for us that would cause us all to rejoice, and celebrate, “I bring you good news of great joy that will be for all the people.” Luke 2:10 (NIV)
The good news of Christmas is worth celebrating for three reasons. It is personal: “I bring YOU.” It is positive: “GOOD news of great joy.” And it is universal: “for ALL the people.” It doesn’t matter who you are, what you’ve done, where you’ve been, or where you’re headed — this news is for you.
Merry Christmas, from your friends at SAT-7.
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