Here we are, one day after Christmas. The hype, the hurry, the hectic pace of getting ready has passed and now all that remains are unwrapped packages, disassembled bows, and the memories of the day. Hopefully your celebration of Christmas was filled with joy and wonder. Today as we worship, we are going to be taking a few moments to remember what happens now – what happens next – when Christmas is over…what should you do? It will be another moment to add one more memory to this year’s Christmas fun.
It is the best time of year and we are having a great time looking at the Christmas story with a desire to find some things to help us celebrate Christmas in the best possible way. Today we find that once we have hope there is another gift just waiting for us to experience – the gift of peace.
It is Christmas time and our series is called O Christmas Tree. We made the statement in our opening session, our role in the Christmas celebration is important because we are ornaments on the tree that allows others to catch a glimpse of the Savior. In our opening session we saw the difference between Real Hope and Artificial Hope, in this study we discover the power that Real Hope brings..
It is that time of year – Christmas is coming soon. There is so much to do, so many things to accomplish, and one of the things that is common in most traditions is putting up the Christmas Tree. This Christmas series called “O Christmas Tree’ begins our holiday season with a question – “Artificial or Real?” That question is frequently asked about Christmas trees but there is a deeper meaning to it. The right answer makes all the difference in how you will celebrate this Christmas season.