What is the Real Meaning of Christmas?

“For unto us a Child is born, Unto us a Son is given; And the government will be upon His shoulder. And His name will be called Wonderful, Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.”

(Isaiah 9:6)

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Baby Jesus Changes Everything

You’ve heard young couples say, “A baby changes everything.” This is so true! There is a moment after the birth of a baby in which the whole world is transformed. Nine months of waiting have ended and a deep love previously unknown is awakened in the hearts of Mom, Dad, siblings, grandparents…every member of the family.

Magnify that joy trillions of times for the whole family of Man throughout all of history and you begin to understand why the birth of the baby Jesus truly changes everything for all time!

For millennia, whether they acknowledge it or not, all of humanity is longing, waiting for His birth and the redemption to follow. That is why the heavens burst into song. Everything changes that night in Bethlehem!

The Messiah is born. The shepherds marvel. The wise men travel. The thrill of...

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“Thank God for the mystery of the manger, the blessings of Bethlehem, and the treasures of the Trinity.”

Adrian Rogers

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Shakespeare said, “Life’s a tale told by an idiot full of sound and fury, signifying nothing.” Benjamin Disraeli said, “Youth is a blunder, manhood a struggle, old age a regret.” The writer of Ecclesiastes said, “All is vanity.” We have all felt the futility of life at some point, yet we keep chasing things that we hope will bring us life. We constantly search for meaning and for answers to life’s biggest questions. Jesus doesn’t merely give us answers. Jesus Himself is the answer to our questions. In this study, we will look at Jesus’ miracles in the Book of John to understand the metaphors behind the miracles. In each instance, Jesus reveals more of who He is and more of the life He died to give us—abundant life!

“To worship is your greatest need. To worship is your ultimate privilege. To worship is your supreme duty.”

Adrian Rogers

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