Rebecca Hagelin

In other words, we should boldly proclaim the good news of Christ because he provides salvation for every one who believes! Imagine that – salvation awaits anyone who believes in Jesus – no matter our faults or failures or financial or family situation. We don’t have to “clean up our act” first – we only have to believe in him – to invite him to our life’s party.

Perhaps celebrating Christ is a new concept for you, and you have no idea where or how to start.

The greatest story ever told can be found throughout the Bible – it is the story of Christ. To focus on his birth, Luke offers the most detailed account. The book of Hebrews beautifully explains the fullness of Christ’s love, and how you can experience it on a daily basis. If reading the Bible sounds daunting, look through various translations to find one you can easily understand. You can view different version online at Bible.com and BibleGateway.com.

Don’t delay – start reading the messages of truth and hope with your family, and discuss what they mean each day during this Christmas season. Equally as important, take time to pray, asking God to make the words real and powerful in your own heart. Asking for faith is often the first step in receiving it.

Invite Christ into your home and heart for his birthday. When you do, he will joyfully accept, and Christmas will never be the same.


Rebecca Hagelin

Rebecca Hagelin is a public speaker on the family and culture and the author of the new best seller, 30 Ways in 30 Days to Save Your Family.
 
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