The Wonder of Christmas

Faith / Sunday, December 11th, 2016

Have you lost some of your wonder of Christmas in the busy-ness of your preparations?

We’ve all heard the Christmas story before, and our familiarity with it can cause us to be complacent. If we’re not careful, we will rush past the nativity and plow through our holiday preparations, forgetting to make room for the One we’re supposedly celebrating. Sadly, somewhere in the midst of the wrappings and lights, we’ve allowed the holy to become the ho-hum and the miraculous to be reduced to the mundane.

But what if there’s more to the story? What if we are missing out on the wonders of Christmas because we aren’t paying attention to the details?

Let’s take a closer look at a few of the wonders of Christmas . . .

Today’s post is coming to you via video.

Before you watch it, you may want to print out the Listening Guide to follow along.

I have also prepared some Discussion Questions for you to talk about what you heard with your family, friends, or small group.

After you finish watching, be sure to leave a comment about what you find irresistibly wonderful and awe-inspiring about Christmas. Let’s not lose the wonder of Christmas in the bustle of the season. May we pause long enough to soak in as much as we can of the majesty of God.

[tweetthis hidden_hashtags=”#christmas”]Make this your most WONDER-FULL Christmas ever![/tweetthis]

The Wonders of Christmas: Rescue the Holy from the Ho-Hum & Redeem the Miraculous from the Mundane


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Elizabeth is a military spouse, veteran, and mother of eight. Above and beyond caring for her family, her mission is to offer words that sustain weary moms and to empower and equip them to live and parent with purpose.

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