A Christmas Acronym
“The virgin will be with child and will give birth to a son, and they will call him Immanuel” – which means, ‘God with us’.” (Mathew 1:23)
Christ the Lord – born in Bethlehem and laid in a manger (Mathew 2:1, Luke 2:4-7)
Holly Night – an angel brings good news of great joy (Luke 2:8-12)
Redeemer – Savior of the world (John 3:16-18, 1 John 4:14-15)
Immanuel – God with us (Matthew 1:22-23, Isaiah 7:14)
Shepherds – went to see Him (Luke 2:15-16)
They spread the word – and all who heard were amazed (Luke 2:17-18)
Mary – found to be with child through the Holy Spirit (Mathew 1:18-21, Luke 1:26-35)
Angels – praising God (Luke 2:13-14)
Shining star – wise men saw the star…they were overjoyed (Mathew 2:1-10)
“They saw the child with his mother Mary, and they bowed down and worshiped him. Then they opened their treasures and presented him with gifts of gold and of incense and of myrrh.” (Mathew 2:11)
Wow! What an amazing account of the wonderful birth of our beloved Savior. May we continually celebrate, worship, and honor Him for who He is and all He has done on our behalf.
Heavenly Father, May our hearts and minds be uncluttered by the hustle and bustle which normally transpires this time of the year. May we bring…as a gift to you…wholehearted praise, worship, and honor. May our lives bring glory to your name. In Jesus name, Amen
Questions: Have you taken time to read the account of Jesus’ birth? Are you living by hearsay? If so, I pray you will read the above scriptures to grasp a deeper understanding of His birth.