10. God came to us out of love.
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“In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God and the Word was God. He was with God from the beginning. Through him all things were made; without him nothing was made that has been made. In him was life, and that life was the light of all mankind. The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it.” (John 1:1-5)
The Gospel of John doesn’t record the Nativity Story, but I believe in five verses he sums up so beautifully what it represented on the first Christmas day. The reality of Jesus’s birth is so immensely grand, yet He came into the world so simply.
We look for grand measure and signs in almost all that we do. It’s in us to seek big things, but we so often miss His presence because we fail to reconcile that though He is high above all, He came down to us.
He resides in us through the Holy Spirit. He knew all of us, and our sins, before He breathed His first breath of earthly air that night in the manger. His love for us is bigger than anything we will ever be able to comprehend, yet He chooses to be with us, always.
Meg writes about everyday life within the love of Christ on her blog, https://sunnyand80.org. She is a stay-at-home mom, freelance writer, blogger, and author of, “Friends with Everyone …Friendship Within the Love of Christ.” She resides in Northern Ohio with her husband of eleven years, two daughters, and their Golden-doodle.
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