Kept Christ in Christmas

I read a lingering Christmas banner wrong the other day “Kept Christ in Christmas” and it made me stop to think about Christ and Christmas.  I am not so worried about making the name Xmas, or Winter Holiday as I am concerned about replacing the benevolent message of Christmas with materialism.  Are we givers at Christmas time or merely receivers.  I believe there is more joy in giving then receiving.  So in thinking about Christmas 2009 I am asking myself the question, what did I do to keep Christ in Christmas?

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About johnmcmurphy

Jesus is first and foremost in my life. He is above all religions, principalities and powers. In everything He must increase and I must decrease. Into the hands of Jesus, God has placed life and death, truth and purity. strength and meaning. Only in a growing understanding of the triune God, and his son Jesus can I do, breathe, exist and serve. I have a Bachelor's degree in Bible from Vennard College, a Master's in Social Science from Azusa Pacific University and a Ph. D. from Ohio State in Family Relations and Human Development. I am an ordained pastor involved in cross-cultural ministry. I am currently employed at several colleges as an instructor. If you need to get in touch with me, just leave a comment, I screen all comments and so you can leave further contact information which I will erase before it is published. -John

Posted on January 6, 2010, in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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