1 John 4:9-10 "In this was manifested the love of God toward us, because that God sent His only begotten Son into the world, that we might live through Him. Herein is love, not that we loved God, but that He loved us, and sent His Son to be the propitiation for our sins."
Wow. What a week! I hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving!
Can you believe that there is only 26 days left until Christmas?! Holy moly cannoli!
The Christmas music has been playing, Walmart and every other store on the face of this planet is already decorated, gifts are already being purchased, Little Red's 2 year old eyes are lighting up (He is just crazy about "Kipim Wites" (Christmas Lights) and "Kipimees" (Christmas Trees))... It's all happening so quickly! : )
Doesn't he just look like a little elf? : D
Anyways, this quick Monday Meditation is about getting the season started right. It's so easy to get all mixed up in the craziness of the Holidays. We some how lose the true spirit of the season. But read the above verses again. God so lovingly and mercifully sent His Son so that "we might live through Him" (How. Beautiful.) and "to be the propitiation for our sins."
And just in case you were wondering:
The act of atoning for sin or wrongdoing
Nouns denoting acts or actions
Hypernyms ("propitiation" is a kind of...):
Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "propitiation"):
Don't miss it this year. Our God is an incredible God--Who does incredible things.
1 John 5:11 "And this is the record, that God hath given to us eternal life, and this life is in His Son."
Make sure that He is the start of your season, and any and every season after that, too! : ) Because He truly is the reason for our EVERY season! : )