It is winter and some places are cold and some not so much. Some people’s hearts are warm and some are stone cold. Which is yours? And have you made room for JESUS in your heart today? Maybe your heart is already full with gladness and maybe your heart is full of utter sadness. But let’s make sure this season we make room for the CHRIST CHILD.
Long ago there was no room in the inn. Just think, Mary and Joseph and the Holy Babe were turned away. I often wonder about who it was who turned the Holy family away. Was this person kind at the door? Were they in a rush or were they compassionate? Did Joseph plead with them that Mary was about to give birth? They were directed instead towards a stable……because there was no room in the inn.
MAKE ROOM FOR JESUS IN YOUR HEART TODAY……DON’T DELAY.
Why? Because HE wants in. HE knocks on the door of your life and all you have to do is say yes, and believe.
MATTHEW 11: 30 “FOR MY YOKE IS EASY, AND MY BURDEN IS LIGHT.”
Now I am sure Mary knew she needed a place, any place to give birth. And since with GOD all things are possible, the stable with the sweet smelling hay and all the sheep and animals was the perfect humble holy ground to give birth to the Savior of the World.
GOD TAKES THE IMPOSSIBLE AND MAKES THINGS POSSIBLE.
And just after the baby was born, Mary and Joseph thought no one noticed……
LUKE 2: 16-17 “THEY HURRIED OFF AND FOUND BOTH MARY AND JOSEPH, AND THE BABY WHO WAS LYING IN THE MANGER. AFTER SEEING THEM, THEY REPORTED THE MESSAGE THEY WERE TOLD ABOUT THIS CHILD.”
The Shepherds made room for the message in their souls and they saw and believed. All who heard what the Shepherds said about the child were amazed, because their hearts were full of this message of joy! This good and gracious news of the Messiah needs to be shared……
BECAUSE HE IS WORTHY.
REVELATION 5: 12 “THEY SAID WITH A LOUD VOICE, WORTHY IS THE LAMB WHO WAS SLAUGHTERED TO RECEIVE POWER AND RICHES AND WISDOM AND STRENGTH AND HONOR AND GLORY AND BLESSING.”
Yes, the Babe born in the stable is worthy of all our praise this Christmas. So adore HIM! The inn might not have had room, but your heart does! Make room for HIM to come and live there. HIS grace for you is HIS miracle for YOU this Christmas.
JESUS WANTS YOUR HEART THIS CHRISTMAS more than your doing and more than your efforts and works. HE wants room in your heart to change it, to be just like HIS.
The miracle of HIS birth can be a miracle in your life, because with GOD all things are possible, especially around Christmas!
LUKE 2: 14 “GLORY TO GOD IN THE HIGHEST HEAVEN, AND PEACE ON EARTH TO PEOPLE HE FAVORS.”