The world celebrates Christmas with carols. Even with reduced numbers in shopping malls, carols are played. It is a festive holiday.
As children of God, we celebrate Christmas with Christ. Jesus was born, died, was buried and rose again. He is with each one of us.
What does Christmas mean?
We celebrate Christmas with Emmanuel, which means He is always with us. (Matthew 1:23)
Christmas is all about the presence of Jesus.
What is so special about the presence of Jesus? We celebrate the birth of Jesus and His presence in our midst.
2 Corinthians 3:17- where the Spirit of the Lord is there is freedom. God is a supernatural power, the Person of God.
Wherever we are, we can experience the power and Person of God.
This is a pandemic season, celebrating in a lockdown situation. We have gone through uncertainty, fear, anxiety, lack of finances etc this year.
Have we lost your joy?
Have we lost our blessings?
Are we tired of your life?
Has this pandemic take a toll on us?
This is what the presence of God can do to answer these questions.
Psalm 16:11 is the answer.
He shows us the path of life and gives us fullness of joy from His presence. It can be restored back to us because of the presence of God. (Proverbs 17:22)
His presence brings pleasure forevermore when we experience His presence.
Philippians 4:19 shows His presence will supply all our needs and brings favour and blessing to us
His presence will show us the path of life and promises a new life with a path and purpose and hope. (2 Corinthians 5:17, Romans 6:23, John 14:6, John 10:10, Jeremiah 29: 11-12)
Do you need a inner, supernatural soul rest? The key to that rest is the presence of God (Acts 3:19)
Don’t let this be an ordinary Christmas but one filled with the presence of God.
Where do we need a breakthrough? Where do we need the presence of God?
Welcome and invite the presence of God into your hearts and situations
(Matthew 11:28, Revelation 3:20)