Dear friend, there is no way of me knowing what you might be going through this very day.
As you well know, this world is rocking and reeling under the weight and stress of sin and degradation. In other words, we are in trouble. But … we can look back to the time when a virgin gave birth to a baby boy.
Glory to God in the highest! The Savior of the world that God had promised to give us was here. He was born to die. When he hung upon that cross and said “it is finished” He did not say “ I am finished.” What was finished was the work God gave Him to do. He came to do the wall of His Father. He sacrificed His life and paid the price for me and you.
Christmas. Christmas. GOD, come down.
Friend, if you’ve never met Him, today is your day. Simply ask Him to be your Lord and Savior and you’ll have Christmas in your heart.
Stop waiting till conditions are perfect. Stop delaying till you have fixed yourself. Romans 5:8 says “ while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us!”
If you broke your arm and it’s a messy fracture, do you call your Doctor and say “I’ll be in as soon as I set this and begin healing?”
If your car is broken down in the ditch, do you call the tow truck and say “Listen, I’m in a real mess. Please wait there and I’ll call you to come as soon as I’ve got my mess straightened out?”
My precious friends, I’ve said these things for years.
God is a loving, gracious, “come as you are” Heavenly Father.
God already…I say already loves you!
The Bible says that Jesus came “to seek and to save that which was lost.”
If we could have somehow cleaned ourselves up and made ourselves good enough for God, deserving of Heaven, why would God send His only Son to die a horrible death as full payment for our sins?
Please hear me today. Please know that God put this heavy on my heart to tell you how much He loves you. He wants you to make a start. He desires for you, more than anything, to pray and ask Him to save you and forgive you based on the sacrifice of Jesus that paid for your sins.
Start by saying YES TO God! Just invite Him in. He will help you to change and give you the power and desire to live differently.
I don’t care what your sins and issues are. He specializes in restoration. He knows your wounds and pain and addiction and hurts and depression. Yet He loves you and longs to have relationship with you that is guaranteed to change your life.
Nothing would bless God, or me for that matter, to hear that you have said yes.
Lastly, please read John 3:16-17, 1John 1:9 and Romans 10:9-10.
Did you know that Jesus loves the most unlikely people?
Luke chapter eight tells the story of a woman who dared to approach Jesus for healing, even though she was a social outcast. That woman had been bleeding for twelve years and, according to the law, wasn’t even supposed to be out in public. She had no money, because she had spent it all trying to find a cure for her illness. No one wanted to be near her, and no one thought she was important. But in her desperation, she pushed through the crowd and touched the bottom of Jesus’ clothes. And He cared. He considered her to be important and healed her. My friend, it does not matter what society says about you, Jesus thinks you are worth His time and His love.