ProLifeCorner- The world is happy to let Jesus Christ be a baby in a manger, but not willing to let Him be the sovereign King and Lord that He is. Yet that is the central truth of the Christmas story: the Child of Christmas is God! Lots of people who would otherwise gladly embrace Jesus as Messiah, don’t want Him to be God.
• They will welcome Him as a son of David, but not as the Son of God.
• They don’t mind celebrating the birth of a baby, but they don’t want to hear about the Lord of lords.
• They sing of His nativity, but brazenly reject His authority.
• They adore Him as an infant, but will not pay homage to Him as the God-man.
• They can tolerate the trappings of Christmas, a manger, shepherds, wise men, Joseph and Mary, but they cannot bear the advent of God in human flesh.
• Consequently the world ignores the core of all Christmas truth.
• Instead of honoring Jesus at Christmas, they are actually mocking Him. Continue reading