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There are some things that are pretty much guaranteed to a part of the celebrations at Christmas. Good Food, presents and family are among the top mentioned when people talk about what they look forward to. But there are 3 Promises of Christmas that are often forgotten or overlooked.
The 3 Forgotten Promises of Christmas
The Promise of Relationship-
The Birth of Christ is at the core of what we are celebrating at Christmas. This birth meant much more than a baby being born as it was God coming nearer to us. The Birth of God’s Son is the promise of God opening a path for a true relationship with Him. This opening is a promise given by God to us that we will no longer need an intermediary to talk with Him.The Birth of God's Son is the promise of God opening a path for a true relationship with Him.Click To Tweet
The Promise of Forgiveness-
Many people separate Christmas and Easter but the promises fulfilled at Easter do not exist without the promises made at Christmas. The Birth of Christ is the creation of a promise. He is the living promise that we will be forgiven of our sins. As the Lamb of God, He has been born of the Earth to pay the price for our sins.He is the living promise that we will be forgiven of our sins.Click To Tweet
The Promise of Love-
Within the story of Christmas is embedded one thing that is undeniable, Love! God’s love for us is never ending and is the sole reason He came to Earth as a man. As you go through the Christmas season do not miss this promise of love for you. Jesus was born for you and out of love for you! He is an ever present symbol that you are not alone and that God carried all of your sin because He loves you!As you go through the Christmas season do not miss this promise of love for you. Click To Tweet
We often hear or use the phrase, “Jesus is the Reason for the Season”, but what does that mean? So many important things are missed in the simplicity of this statement. There are 3 forgotten promises of Christmas that are important to our true connection with Christ. The little babe in the manger carried promises from God and we miss or forget about them.
Because the season is often full of shopping and gatherings, we often forget to look for the promises of Christmas. As you try to make Christmas a joyous time for friends and family, do not forget to look for these 3 forgotten promises of Christmas.
To find other ways to celebrate Christmas read our article, 3 Ways to Keep Christ in Christmas.