The story of Christmas is one of stark contrast. In both the event of the Incarnation and the history of the holiday to commemorate it, very different things are brought into close proximity. Whether from gnostic philosophy, rigorous pietists, or totalitarian regimes, Christmas celebrations have been a continual source of criticism and controversy since the
1_Break forth ye hills and sing, clap your hands ye trees for joy. "Your God reigns!"- Christ the king! "Behold your God!"- a baby Boy! Refrain: Hark! ye night, and burst to day, for, this Child, He is the Way! 2_The great King deigns to bring, His righteousness, peace, and joy; with healing in His
Why do YOU celebrate Christmas? Everyone knows that the materialism and marketing is vain and shallow, so how can someone powerless like you and me truly begin to enjoy "the reason for the season?"
On Christmas, receive the invitation even if you're already present.
Our first poem for this Christmas season talks about the 400 years of silence before Christ's birth.