Tuesday, December 14, 2010
I think Christmas might be the except to the general rule that the anticipation of an event is often better than the event itself.
The anticipation is exciting and gives us something to look forward too and creates a hope and a purpose.
Then the event happens and it's over. And all of a sudden all that excitements and hope and looking forward is lost.
What makes Christmas day different, is that in Christ's birth the Kingdom of God was ushered in on earth. The kingdom of God on earth has begun. Which means we have a ton of hope, purpose and joy now and we have a ton of hope, purpose and joy for our futures.
So in the midst of the busy-ness of the Christmas season, may we remember that we are part of the Kingdom of God now and for eternity, all because God had a birthday on earth.