By Yolanda K. Edwards
Isaiah 9:6 – For to us a child is born, to us a son is given, and the government will be on his shoulders. And he will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.
We were blessed with the gift of Jesus Christ which sparks the reason for Christmas celebrations all around the world. As you go out shopping, attending holiday parties, and spending time with family and friends, remember the real reason for the season, the birth of Jesus Christ.
Something to think about: this year, think about being a blessing to someone as others have been a blessing to you. Remember, it doesn’t have to always be a monetary blessing.
Prayer Starter: Lord, thank you for blessing us with the most precious gift of all, your one and only son, Jesus Christ. As we go through the season of giving, first I thank you for all of the blessings that you have bestowed upon me, then I ask that you place someone in my path that I can be a blessing to. Speak to me about how to bless that person and help me to keep the real reason for the season in front of me…