Friday, December 25, 2020

Morning Manna by Rufus Parker - 25 December 2020


Happy Birthday Jesus


“Now the birth of Jesus Christ was on this wise: When as his mother Mary was espoused to Joseph, before they came together, she was found with child of the Holy Ghost. Then Joseph her husband, being a just man, and not willing to make her a publick example, was minded to put her away privily. But while he thought on these things, behold, the angel of the Lord appeared unto him in a dream, saying, Joseph, thou son of David, fear not to take unto thee Mary thy wife: for that which is conceived in her is of the Holy Ghost. And she shall bring forth a son, and thou shalt call his name JESUS: for he shall save his people from their sins. Now all this was done, that it might be fulfilled which was spoken of the Lord by the prophet, saying, Behold, a virgin shall be with child, and shall bring forth a son, and they shall call his name Emmanuel, which being interpreted is, God with us. Then Joseph being raised from sleep did as the angel of the Lord had bidden him, and took unto him his wife: And knew her not till she had brought forth her firstborn son: and he called his name JESUS.”   (Matthew 1:18-25).


Today’s Morsel:  Around the world, today is the date that Christians celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ, the Savior of the world.  It is a day that we should rejoice and be glad.  And so today, as you spend time with family and friends, may your day be truly blessed knowing that the Savior of the world  has come to be with us.


Sing: Happy Birthday Jesus, I’m so glad that it's Christmas.  All the tinsel and lights, and the presents are nice, but the real gift is You.  Happy Birthday, Jesus, I’m so glad it’s Christmas.  All the carols and bells make the holiday swell and it's all about You. Happy Birthday, Jesus,  Jesus I love You.


Thought For Today:  Merry Christmas!

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