On Christmas day we are grateful to reflect on and praise Him for all the blessings He has given us!
For the kingdom of God is not a matter of eating and drinking but of righteousness and peace and joy in the Holy Spirit.
“When Jesus was born, the angels announced “good tidings of great joy” (Luke 2:10). All who find Jesus know, with the shepherds of the nativity, the joy He brings. Even before His birth, Jesus had brought joy, as attested to in Mary’s song (Luke 1:47) and by John’s response to hearing Mary’s voice as he “leaped for joy” in his mother’s womb (Luke 1:44).”
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