24 December 2014

Christmas Eve, 2014

While it may be an interesting scholastic task to determine when Yeshua of Nazareth (Jesus, the Christ = "anointed one") was really born - probably in March - but that's not really the point. 
What's important is that we remember that He was born, and why.

Let's remember that the season is about the profound love that God expressed toward us through the remarkable and astonishing gift of His Son to us. It's about joy, peace, and forgiveness.

It’s also about friends and family gathering together to share in the traditions that have come to define us.

I am thankful every day for the blessings and kindness God has shown us all.

My friends, I wish you a very blessed and happy time. May God bless you and your families. Whether you're alone, or with those you love, may you experience the best of all that Christmas is and can be!

And to the men and women serving in uniform, at home or abroad, may God bless you & keep you safe. You have this veteran's gratitude for your ongoing sacrifices.


Guffaw in AZ said...

And a MERRY CHRISTMAS to you and yours, kind sir!


Sandy said...

Rev. Paul,

Merry Christmas To You, Your Sweet Wife, and Daughters!

God Bless,
Sandy and BD Man

Rev. Paul said...

Guffaw & Sandy, I thank you.

Ed Bonderenka said...

Wel, you already have "the bestest gift of all", so all I can do is wish you a Very Merry Christmas!

Rev. Paul said...

And that's enough, Ed; I know you know. Thank you!

Chickenmom said...

You and your family have a Blessed Christmas, Rev. Paul! Thank you for always showing us the way. :0)

Rev. Paul said...

You're welcome, ma'am.

Keads said...

Merry Christmas to you and yours my friend!

Bob said...

Merry Christmas, Paul.

Rev. Paul said...

Kelly & Bob - thank you very much.