From The Darkness Into The Light
|When the time was fully set, God sent His son, born of a woman, born under the law with a very specific purpose. But why did God send Jesus? Why did God need Christmas?
It was to do what laws and regulations could not do. It was to do what judges and prophets could not do. It was to do what exile and punishment could not do. It was to do what even sacred text could not accomplish. God was ready to do something personal, and a message or a messenger wouldn’t get it done. So God needed to do something relational, and in order to get it done, God needed Christmas.
|Think about it. How would we know where we stood with God if God had not come to stand with us? A message wouldn’t get it done. So, at just the right time, God staged a demonstration, because we…|
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