Beyond Comprehension

The sad reality today is that Christmas finds churches full of people (including staff) who really are so close to the business of religion . .

. . and so saturated with the “truths” and principles of God’s word . .
 
they have become more connected to the culture of the church . . than the person of Christ. 
 
They don’t know or recognize His voice or direction . . they don’t reflect His grace . . and seem bent on fitting Him in to their plans and preoccupations when convenient . . while reminding others to not forget the Reason for the season. 
 
Jesus is not the One who wandered away . . He is right where He needs to be . . knocking on the door of their very dutiful and “religious” life . . because they are lost.

This is the central theme and message of Christ and Christmas . . though God could have been justified in turning away from His earthly children who generation after generation have developed a “deaf ear” to the kingdom of heaven and in every imaginable way managed to wander off . . though a divine scolding in the largest of proportions was certainly warranted . . God sent His Son on a mission of mercy to insure that any and all of His children could find hope and help on the day they realize for the first time that they are not home alone . .

“For the Son of Man came to seek and to save the lost.” – Luke 19:10

This is David “JB” Miller noting that rescues that happen around our lives are one thing . . but when they happen IN our lives . . especially at the ultimate sacrifice of one life being given for another . . they can’t help but change the way we live.

Without exception, Christmas announces that we all have been offered rescue, release from certain death and forever separation from the love and presence of God. 

 
Christmas gives cause for every person to redefine how we look at ourselves and live our lives . . because in the epic life-saving tale of Christmas is an unforgettable picture of how God both views us  . . and acts toward us . .

. . in a love beyond comprehension.

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About the author : David "JB" Miller

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David "JB" Miller is founder and author at LifeLetter Ministries. He and his wife Cheri make their home in beautiful Paradise Valley, Arizona and have six children and six grandchildren they absolutely adore.

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