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“You are the reason for the season. Jesus is the answer.” Love that quote, but I kind of choked on it at first, had some trouble swallowing it. It’s become fashionable to say, “Jesus is the reason for the season,” a notion that you won’t actually find in the Bible.
Jesus actually never says remember my birth and commemorate it every year. He does say remember my death, remember my body, broken for you, my blood, shed for you. For YOU. Do this in remembrance of me. YOU are the reason for the season. YOU are why He came.
To be the “reason for the season,” calls us to a higher level of accountability, to a sense of obligation and responsibility, perhaps to a level of maturity that is sorely needed these days. We are not actually Jesus fans or movie goers, we are…
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