Let’s be honest, we have plenty of stuff, what we need is more Jesus.
Christmas really is the most wonderful time of the year!
But I think that all too often, we make it more about presents and getting what we want than celebrating it’s true purpose: Christ.
Each year our family tries to focus more on Christ than on stuff. Let’s be honest, we have plenty of stuff, what we need is more Jesus. Part of that process is to delve a little deeper into Advent. Last year, I put out 24 daily verses on Facebook that parents could share with their children. They were the same exact verses we recite in our home, and that worked well enough. But this year, I decided to put all of those verses on one page and to go one step further. We now have 25 daily verses because shouldn’t you have one on Christmas day too??
These verses are broken into the various categories surrounding Jesus: the Purpose and Glory of Christ, Prophecy of the Coming Christ, Birth of Christ, Journeys After the Birth of Christ, and we wrap it up with another dose of the Purpose and Glory of Christ. I would not begin to claim that I have an exhaustive list of verses that someone could use, but I feel as though these give us a great overview of the entire story.
I’d be honored if you’d take this simple sheet, post it in your home, and read over these with your family each day starting December 1st.
The blessing you see as they connect the Old Testament with the New Testament is absolutely precious.