The Light Has Come

Christmas is here! It’s time to celebrate the birth of our Savior, Jesus Christ—the Light of the World!

In the first act of Creation in Genesis, God spoke and light was immediately separated from darkness. But it wasn’t long before Adam and Eve chose to sin, and God’s presence, His light, was separated from man. At that moment, the redemption story had to be written: The need for light to shine through darkness was no longer just night and day, but life and death. God’s greatest desire was to be in relationship with us, so He sent a Light to guide us out of our darkness and back to Him.

This is Christmas: “The One who is the true light, who gives light to everyone, was coming into the world!”

God’s only Son was born so that with the forgiveness of sin, we could be reconciled back to Him. The separation that kept us in darkness was overcome by Jesus’ light. Jesus said, “I am the Light of the world; whoever follows me will never walk in darkness, but will have the light of life.”

No matter where you are today, and no matter what you’ve done, the Savior of the world has come! For YOU! Let His light shine on all the dark places of your life and restore what has been lost in the darkness. The Light is here, and He has declared that you never have to walk in darkness again. Receive His love and experience Christmas like never before!

Prayer: Father, thank You for preparing a way since the beginning of time for us to be close to You again. Thank You for sending Your Son to be born, and to die, so I could live! Today, as I celebrate Christmas, help me have a deep appreciation of Your love for me and the Light You have brought into my life. I praise You for making it possible for me to never walk in darkness again! 

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