Think About It Luke 2:8-20. Think About It Luke 2:8-20

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  • Think About ItLuke 2:8-20

  • Think About ItLuke 2:8-20

  • Luke 210 Behold , I bring you good tidings of great joy, which shall be to all people.11 For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Saviour, which is Christ the Lord.12 And this shall be a sign unto you; Ye shall find the babe wrapped in swaddling clothes, lying in a manger.

  • Luke 213 And suddenly there was with the angel a multitude of the heavenly host praising God, and saying,14 Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace, good will toward men.

  • Luke 218 ... and all who heard it were amazed at what the shepherds said to them.

  • Luke 219 But Mary treasured up all these things and pondered them in her heart.

  • Treasure and Ponder

  • A Celtic PrayerThe palmful of the God of LifeThe palmful of the Christ of LoveThe palmful of the Spirit of PeaceTrinity of grace.

  • A Celtic PrayerEven as I clothe my body with woolCover Thou my soul with the shadow of Thy wing.

  • 1. When you buy, wrap, give, or open a gift, think of all that the gift represents.

  • John 3:16For God so love the world that he gave his only begotten Son that whosoever believeth in him should not perish but have everlasting life.

  • 2. When you hear a Christmas carol, think about the meaning of the words.

  • Hark the herald angels singGlory to the newborn King!Peace on earth and mercy mildGod and sinners reconciled!

  • What child is this who laid to rest on Mary's lap is sleeping? ...This, this is Christ the king.

  • Silent night, Holy nightSon of God, love's pure lightRadiant beams from thy holy faceWith the dawn of redeeming grace,Jesus, Lord at thy birth!

  • 3. When someone extends seasons greetings, think about the reason for the season.

  • 4. When you see a Christmas symbol, think about what it could represent.

  • 5. When you hear a bell, let it be a call to action.

  • Treasure and Ponder In every gift, remember that he is the greatest of all gifts. In every song, remember that he is the truth that we sing. In every greeting, remember he is the reason for the season. In every symbol, remember that he gives it a new meaning. In the sound of every bell, remember that he has called us to be his hands, his feet, the agents of his peace.

  • When you look for Jesus everywhere, thats where youre sure to find him.