Good Morning and
Merry Christmas to you all.
I am so very happy that you all
are a part of my life on line. Many of you I do not know
but a few have become very close friends to me and all
of you I love as Family. l was going to write the
devotional today and share many of my thoughts but I
found a story that really could be a true eye witness
account of what Christmas is like today so I am sharing
it instead but after I just say a few words from my
I hear it everyday how the
secular world has taken or trying to take Christ out of
Christmas. I would just like to say this, They never had
Him in Christmas. They just saw a time to make money and
they lead us the Christians to follow along.
I know all about that it is the wrong time of year for
Him to have been born. I know that Dec. 25th
was a pagan holiday. We are the ones who set it a side
to be a time to celebrate Jesus and call it His birthday
not the pagans. That I have no worry over but I do worry
that we the Christian people do not keep Jesus in the
fore front and teach our children and grand children
that He is the important one and not Santa Clause.
I have said enough now so just
remember if you keep Jesus in Christmas He will always
be there no matter how hard the big companies try to
God bless you all is my prayer.
In Jesus Love
Now when Jesus was born in
Bethlehem of Judea in the days of Herod the king,
behold, there came wise men from the east to Jerusalem.
Saying, Where is he that is born King of the Jews? for
we have seen his star in the east, and are come to
When Herod the king had heard these things, he was
troubled, and all Jerusalem with him.
And when he had gathered all the chief priests and
scribes of the people together, he demanded of them
where Christ should be born.
And they said unto him, In Bethlehem of Judea: for thus
it is written by the prophet;
And thou Bethlehem, in the land of Judah, art not the
least among the princes of Judah: for out of thee shall
come a Governor, that shall rule my people of Israel.
Then Herod, when he had privily called the wise men,
inquired of them diligently what time the star appeared.
And he sent them to Bethlehem; and said, Go and search
diligently for the young child; and when ye have found
him, bring me word again, that I may come and worship
When they had heard the king, they departed: and lo, the
star, which they saw in the east, went before them, till
it came and stood over where the young child was.
When they saw the star, they rejoiced with exceeding
And when they were come into the house, they saw the
young child with Mary his mother, and fell down and
worshipped him: and when they had opened their
treasures, they presented unto him gifts; gold,
frankincense, and myrrh.
And being warned of God in a dream that they should not
return to Herod they departed into their own country
Matthew 2 : 1 - 12
This is Matthew’s story of the
birth of our Lord Jesus.
Luke tells it in a different way but it is still the
birth of our Lord.
Now please read this story.
Dear loved ones:
As you well know, we are getting closer to My
birthday. Every year there is a celebration in My honor
and I think that this year the celebration will be
repeated. During this time there are many people
shopping for gifts, there are many radio announcements,
TV commercials, and in every part of the world everyone
is talking that My birthday is getting closer and
It is really very nice to know, that at least once a
year, some people think of Me. As you know, the
celebration of My birthday began many years ago. At
first people seemed to understand and be thankful of all
that I did for them, but in these times, no one seems to
know the reason for the celebration. Family and friends
get together and have a lot of fun, but they don't know
the meaning of the celebration.
I remember that last year there was a great feast in My
honor. The dinner table was full of delicious foods,
pastries, fruits, assorted nuts and chocolates. The
decorations were exquisite and there were many, many
beautifully wrapped gifts. But, do you want to know
something? I wasn't invited. I was the guest of honor
and they didn't remember to send Me an invitation. The
party was for Me, but when that great day came, I was
left outside, they closed the door in My face .... and I
wanted to be with them and share their table.
In truth, that didn't surprise Me because in the last
few years many close their doors to Me. Since I wasn't
invited, I decided to enter the party without making any
noise. I went in and stood in a corner. They were all
drinking; there were some who were drunk and telling
jokes and laughing at everything. They were having a
grand time. To top it all, this big fat man all dressed
in red wearing a long white beard entered the room
yelling Ho-Ho-Ho! He seemed drunk. He sat on the sofa
and all the children ran to him, saying: "Santa Claus,
Santa Claus" .. as if the party were in his honor!
At 12 Midnight all the people began to hug each other; I
extended My arms waiting for someone to hug me and ...
do you know ... no one hugged me. Suddenly they all
began to share gifts. They opened them one by one with
great expectation. When all had been opened, I looked to
see if, maybe, there was one for Me.
What would you feel if on your birthday everybody
shared gifts and you did not get one? I then understood
that I was unwanted at that party and quietly left.
Every year it gets worse. People only remember to eat
and drink, the gifts, the parties and nobody remembers
Me. I would like this Christmas that you allow Me to
enter into your life. I would like that you recognize
the fact that almost two thousand years ago I came to
this world to give My life for you, on the cross, to
save you. Today, I only want that you believe this with
all your heart.
I want to share something with you. As many didn't
invite Me to their party, I will have My own
celebration, a grandiose party that no one has ever
imagined, a spectacular party.
I'm still making the final arrangements. Today I am
sending out many invitations and there is an invitation
for you. I want to know if you wish to attend and I will
make a reservation for you and write your name with
golden letters in My great guest book. Only those on the
guest list will be invited to the party. Those who don't
answer the invite, will be left outside.
Be prepared because when all is ready you will be
part of My great party.
I Love you!
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