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Celebrating His Coming

 7.11.10

 Today we gather, saints from here and there, to worship our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. He came to die; He came to redeem His own. He came to love us. On the words of Octavius Winslow:

Like the eternity of God, we cannot fathom
where His love begins, or where it terminates.

There is no other solution to the marvelous
mysteries of His Incarnation and Sacrificial
Death but this: Christ has loved us.

Love originated all, explains all, illustrates all.

Love is the interpreter of every Divine mystery.


Today I am grateful that God became man and dwelt among us, and brought salvation to hopeless sinners like me.


Now the birth of Jesus Christ took place in this way. When his mother Mary had been betrothed to Joseph, before they came together she was found to be with child from the Holy Spirit.And her husband Joseph, being a just man and unwilling to put her to shame, resolved to divorce her quietly. But as he considered these things, behold, an angel of the Lord appeared to him in a dream, saying, “Joseph, son of David, do not fear to take Mary as your wife, for that which is conceived in her is from the Holy Spirit. She will bear a son, and you shall call his name Jesus, for he will save his people from their sins.” All this took place to fulfill what the Lord had spoken by the prophet:'Behold, the virgin shall conceive and bear a son, and they shall call his name Immanuel' (which means God with us)" Matthew 1:18- 23 ESV



Christmas lights are starting to shine everywhere, Advent is around the corner, and I am ready to celebrate the Incarnation of our Lord again. This year, however, I want to invite you to celebrate with me.

Starting Wednesday, December 1, I will write every week in December about the doctrine of the Incarnation (what it is, how it affects me, how we celebrate it).


Today, let us welcome the King with thanksgiving in our hearts!
















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If I am happy it is because of God! God, in His sovereign grace, has called me out of darkness into His Admirable light. He has opened my eyes and has shown me the way to Eternal Life. He has set my feet on a journey, and now I am walking Daily on My Way to Heaven. I did not find Jesus, He found me. I did not seek Him, yet He called me. I did not love Him, yet He loved me. I deserved death and He gave me Life. This is the place where I keep a journal of my life under His sun and by His grace!
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"It becomes us to spend this life only as a journey toward heaven... to which we should subordinate all other concerns of life. Why should we labor for or set our hearts on anything else, but that which is our proper end and true happiness?"

Jonathan Edwards

"I am still pondering God's greatness in His creation. I have so many questions that I would like to ask the Lord about the universe, creation, the fall of man... But when I'm in heaven, I wonder if I will even remember them. At that time, being in the presence of God will be enough. I'm thankful that I can look forward to that day."

-Persis

“Heaven is not here, it’s There. If we were given all we wanted here, our hearts would settle for this world rather than the next. God is forever luring us up and away from this one, wooing us to Himself and His still invisible Kingdom, where we will certainly find what we so keenly long for.”

- Elisabeth Elliot, Keep a Quiet Heart



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