This is the introduction of Jesus in the gospel of John. And that is the apt description of the greatest event this world has ever seen. As the gospel says, this Word is the one who was God who in the beginning created everything which had a beginning. At the perfect timing of God, the Word was born into this world in human flesh. The world celebrates the birth of Jesus Christ as Christmas.
Imagine celebrating a Thanksgiving without turkey or a Passover without lamb. Much worse than that, however, is a Christmas without Christ. Arguably, Christmas is the most decorated and celebrated holiday across the world. Nevertheless, the joy of this season won’t be complete if Christ is unknown and remains uninvited. Who, then, is the Christ inContinue reading “Who is The Christ in Christmas?”
It is the season for Christmas carols. Perhaps one of the most well-known and familiar is Joy to the World. Written by Isaac Watts, the hymn is based on Psalm 98 with excerpts from Genesis 3:17-18. Joy to the World, the Lord is come! Let earth receive her King; Let every heart prepare Him room,Continue reading “Living with Joy in a Broken World”