Do you know the TRUE story of Christmas? It is recorded in the Bible, in Luke chapters one and two. This story reveals the remarkable love God has for YOU.
Galatians 4:4 tells us, “But when the fullness of the time came, God sent forth His Son, born of a woman…”
At exactly the right time, God sent Jesus.
God had a plan from the beginning to send His Son to rescue the human race from sin and its devastating consequences. He foretold His plan hundreds of years before Jesus was born, in over 300 prophecies recorded in the Old Testament. Against all probability (humanly speaking), each of these prophecies was precisely fulfilled .
This is compelling evidence that the Bible really is the inspired Word of God; that God is faithful to His promises; and that He truly does love us.
Think about it. In order to fulfill all the prophecies, God had to work for centuries to prepare. Everything in history needed to be perfectly aligned.
Jesus’ earthly genealogy had to be just right.
The religious, social, and political climate had to be just right.
There had to be a Roman Empire. And throughout that empire, a common language and excellent roads.
None of the details of the Christmas story are by accident. God our wonderful Savior went to extreme lengths to bring His Son into the world at just the right time. He did it so that you and I could be saved.
This Christmas season, I encourage you to read and reflect on the true Christmas story. May you experience the love, joy, and peace that Christ’s coming provides. And may you have opportunity to share God’s love with others. This is what the world so desperately needs.Share