Hope for Darkness


come to the manger promo blankIs 9:2-7 The people who walked in darkness have seen a great light; those who dwelt in a land of deep darkness, on them has light shone…

Psalm 42:5 Why are you cast down, O my soul, and why are you in turmoil within me? Hope in God; for I shall again praise him, my salvation

If Christmas is anything in our culture it is a season of giving. Giving to family, friends, charities and those in need. I read recently that there is a growing trend to give experiences rather than material things. Those without basic needs come to value experiences & relationships over collecting more stuff.

The best gifts bless the soul of another person. A shared meal, moment or expression of genuine love. I have found the ultimate blessing of all is the source of blessing… Jesus!

In this series I invite you to reflect on what makes Jesus the ultimate Christmas gift and to more deeply experience Him as Gods’ greatest gift? This post considers how the gift of Jesus can bring hope for our darkness.

This Matters Because the Darkness & Disappointment Still Fill Our World.

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