Christ Has Come!
For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Saviour, which is Christ the Lord(Luke 2:11).
Today, Christians and even non-Christians all over the world are celebrating Christmas—the birth of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. But beyond the joyful celebrations and merriment of the day, it’s important to understand the spiritual import and benefit of the birth of Jesus Christ to everyone in the world. The exciting thing about Christmas isn’t the reindeers, Christmas trees and carols; rather, it’s the purpose for which Christ came! He came that you may have life—the God-life (John 10:10).
Many are still awaiting the coming of the Messiah, but the Bible tells us that the Lord Jesus is the Messiah sent of God to bring salvation to the whole world: “Blessed be the Lord God of Israel; for he hath visited and redeemed his people, And hath raised up an horn of salvation for us in the house of his servant David (Luke 1:68-69).
” Jesus was born, and lived to die that we may live. Today, we have eternal life because He has been born in our hearts. We have therefore been made perfect in Him, whom the Bible describes as the captain of our salvation.
We are partakers of His divine nature, and joint heirs with Him. This is what should excite you about Christmas; the fact that Christ has come, therefore your hope for a glorious, prosperous life has been fulfilled. Christ has come; therefore you’ve been accepted of the Father! No matter what you’ve done, where you’ve been, and how you’ve lived your life, He has made you accepted in the beloved, to
the praise of the glory of His grace (Ephesians. 1:6).
This is what Christmas means; that you’re now in Christ, accepted of Him, and have been brought into “son-ship.” No wonder John the Apostle cries out “Beloved, now are we the sons of God…” (1 John 3:2). You’re not working your way or trying to please God to becoming a son; no! You’re a son now: “Behold, what manner of love the Father hath bestowed upon us, that we should be called the sons of God…” (1 John 3:1).
As you celebrate today, think on what Christ came to achieve in your behalf. Meditate on the life of victory He has brought you into. Merry Christmas!
Today, I rejoice exceedingly and celebrte, on the understanding that Christ Jesus has brought me into an eternal life of joy, victory and prosperity. Now, I’m a partaker of the divine nature; a distributor of the divine life! I thank you heavenly Father, for bringing me into oneness and vital union with you, in Jesus’ Name. Amen.