[Editor’s Note: This is a Christmas guest blog by Ubwiza Chiyungi. I hope you are enjoying the first week of the Short and Sweet Christmas Devotionals, and that maybe their abbreviated length this year makes following along a little easier this year! Here is day 1. day 2. and more information about the series if you’re interested.]
CHRIST in Christmas
When I was younger, my family never celebrated Christmas. The only reason I wanted to celebrate Christmas at home was I wanted presents/gifts, since all the Christmas movies I saw showed Santa Claus as source of presents. I like Santa Claus. I wasn’t much of a Christian then and my parents still don’t celebrate Christmas today due to their religious beliefs. I am now a Christian when I think about Christmas now, I think about the greatest gift God gave to mankind Jesus Christ. Now no earthly gift can be greater than that. He is the CHRIST in Christmas.
Isaiah 7:14 NKJV
Therefore the Lord Himself will give you a sign: Behold, the virgin shall conceive and bear a Son, and shall call His name Immanuel.
Ubwiza Chiyungi is freelance writer, who majored in Environmental Studies in Kabwe, Zambia. She enjoys a good movie especially Christian movies, this has lead to the start of a Facebook page called Christian Movie Trailers. She enjoys sitting quietly and reading books. She wants to see many people come to know the greater love of Jesus Christ.
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