The Good News of Christmas

Joy to the World: A Child Is Born for You and Me!

Good News of Christmas
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I think it's sad how angrily some Christians protest the idea of celebrating Christmas. They grouch about the pagan roots associated with the holiday and insist that Christ never meant for us to commemorate his birth.

To me, Christmas is a time of joy. As followers of Jesus Christ, the resounding message in our Christmas celebrations ought to echo with notes of joy—joy to the world, joy to you and me!

My basis for this is Luke 2:10-11, when the Angel Gabriel announced, “I bring you good news that will bring great joy to all people. The Savior–yes, the Messiah, the Lord–has been born today in Bethlehem, the city of David!” (NLT)

The Good News of Christmas Is the Gospel

The gospel message is about the greatest gift of all time—God gave us Jesus Christ, his Son, who brings great joy to everyone who receives him. The purpose of Christmas is to share this gift. And what a perfect opportunity!

Christmas is a holiday that focuses on the Savior of the world. I don't know about you, but that is why I celebrate Christmas.

I wish to share this most wonderful gift so that you may experience the great joy of salvation. If you don’t know Jesus Christ as your Savior and you’d like to experience great joy, may I invite you to receive his gift of salvation right now, and join me in celebrating Christmas?

It’s very simple. Here’s how:

  • Receive, by faith in Jesus Christ, his free gift of salvation. (Ephesians 2:8)

If you’ve just received Jesus … let me be the first to say Merry Christmas!

Now, why not celebrate by telling someone? You can leave a note on my Facebook page.

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