The Story Of His Birth

The Story Of His BirthThe posts from the past couple of days have been filled with Christmas songs for celebrating Christmas in July.

Any time of year is a great time to celebrate the birth of our Savior, and how He came to save us. Check out these links, and review the story of His birth!

 

 

 


The Lord’s Promises¬†
– An angel tells Mary of Jesus’ birth

http://calledandcreated.com/2013/12/the-lords-promises/

The Voice Of God¬†– An angel tells Joseph of Jesus’ birth

http://calledandcreated.com/2013/12/the-voice-of-god/

The Birth Of Our Savior – Jesus is born

http://calledandcreated.com/2013/12/the-birth-of-our-savior/

Good News Of Great Joy – Shepherds hear the good news of Jesus’ birth

http://calledandcreated.com/2013/12/good-news-of-great-joy/

The King Come To Save Us – Wise men come to see Baby Jesus

http://calledandcreated.com/2013/12/the-king-come-to-save-us/

Celebrate Jesus All Year Long

Celebrate Jesus All Year LongEaster is the time of year when we celebrate Jesus, and all that He’s accomplished for us, in coming to earth, dying at for our sins, and rising again. We rejoice in the fact that because of all that He’s done, we can become God’s children (John 1:12), and receive eternal life (John 3:16).

We celebrate Jesus at Easter, but sometimes, throughout the year, it’s easy to lose sight of His finished work, and all that it means for us. Perhaps we get so caught up in the busyness and cares of this life that we begin to lose sight of all that He’s done for us. Maybe our friends or families, or the people at our workplace, aren’t believers, and we’re constantly surrounded by those who don’t know or haven’t accepted the good news of the gospel. Whatever the reason, once Easter is finished, we often shift our focus away from the One whom it is all about, and whose sacrifice for us gives us something to rejoice over no matter what the season.

The good news of what Christ has done for us, however, is so much bigger than just one day of the year. The gospel is power of God for the saving of all who believe (Romans 1:16), which alone contains the ability to affect true life change. It is all because of Jesus that we, who have sinned, can approach an holy God, and be accepted by Him, regardless of our actions, and qualified to receive all of His blessings. It is through the love and grace that God, because of Jesus, can now show us, that our deepest longings can be truly satisfied. It is by believing in Him, and accepting what He has done for us, that we can someday spend eternity with our Heavenly Father.

Though Easter is over, our celebration of Jesus’ death and resurrection, and all that He’s accomplished for us, doesn’t have to be. Hebrews 12:2 bids us to fix our eyes upon Him, without specifying a particular day or time of year. Let’s continue to rejoice in our Savior’s finished work all year long!

Happy Resurrection (Mon)day!

Linking this post up to Monday’s Musings at What Joy Is Mine