Christmas is not about the baby

CHRISTmas is about the One whose journey of sorrows began from eternity past. CHRISTmas is about a small cry that finally came from the lips of God in a manger to pierce the darkness of this world. Thirty-three years later that small cry would become a deafening Roar (Echoing throughout the Universe) from the lips of the God / Man on the Cross, The LION of the Tribe of Judah-as He proclaimed……
“It Is Finished” as sin was conquered for all time and eternity.

Isaiah 7:14 “Behold, the virgin shall be with child and shall bear a Son, and they shall call His name Immanuel — “God with us”.

Matt 1:20 “Behold an angel of the Lord appeared to Him in a dream saying…Joseph, son of David, do not be afraid to take Mary as your wife; for that which has been conceived in her is of the Holy Spirit and she will bear a Son, and you shall call His name JESUS, for it is He who will save His people from their sins”

Luke 2:18 “And all who heard it wondered at the things which were told them by the shepherds. But Mary treasured up all these things, pondering them in her heart.”

Isaiah 9:6 “For a child will be born to us a Son will be given to us; and the government will rest on His shoulders; and His name will be called Wonderful Counselor, MIGHTY GOD, ETERNAL FATHER, Prince of Peace.”

Seek God this CHRISTmas with the eyes of a child.
Their faces I formed so that mine they would seek Ears to listen for the Word I would speak, Eyes to see, minds to understand All they required I made with my Hand. The Law and the Prophets for centuries foretold the birth of a baby begotten of old. In words un-encoded, with language so plain that even the simplest could call on my name Fathom mysteries confounding the wise
COME and See the Messiah through a child’s eyes.

Mary did you know? Lyrics by Mark Lowry
Mary did you know …that your baby boy would someday walk on water? would save our sons and daughters? would soon deliver you? would calm a storm with His hand? walked where angels trod? And when you kiss your little baby…you’ve kissed the face of God.

Oh, Mary did you know… the blind will see… the deaf will hear… the dead will live again… the lame will leap the dumb will speak praises to the Lamb.
Oh, Mary did you know your baby boy…is Lord of all creation?
And Mary did you know your baby boy…will one day rule the nations
Oh Mary did you know the sleeping child you’re holding
…Is The Great I AM !

CHRISTmas Tree

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