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JUST THE BEGINNING

JUST THE BEGINNING - In Matthew 1:23, God called himself Immanuel, which means “God with us.” Not just “God made us.

JUST THE BEGINNING

In Matthew 1:23, God called himself Immanuel, which means “God with us.” Not just “God made us.” Not just “God thinks about us.” Not just “God above us.” But God with us. God where we are. He breathed our air and walked this earth. God…with…us!

Bethlehem was just the beginning. Jesus has promised a repeat performance. Bethlehem, Act 2. No silent night this time, however. The skies will open and trumpets will blast and a new kingdom will begin. He will empty the tombs and melt the winter of death. Death, you die! Life, you reign! The manger dares us to believe the best is yet to be.

I love Christmas because it reminds us how “God causes everything to work together for the good of those who love God” (Roman 8:28).

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