Sunday, December 20, 2015

Christmas—The Time of Christ's Sacrifice

by Edie Melson @EdieMelson



Recently, I've begun writing regularly for Putting on the New. It's a blog for women, by women, and shares encouragement for all the challenges we face. Today I'd like to share an excerpt from my post i wrote yesterday, with a link to read the full post. Enjoy!



I’ve always celebrated Christmas as the time of Jesus’ birth. It’s a joyful time—after all, when is the birth of a baby not a reason to celebrate? It’s marked with angel choruses, gifts of the magi, and celebration to end all celebrations.

In contrast, I’ve always approached Easter as a more somber time—certainly a time of ultimate triumph. But one that was preceded by the agony of Jesus on a cross. To me, Easter was when Christ laid down His life for us.


Now I’ve begun to look at things a little differently....

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1 comment:

  1. Beautifully profound Edie! Thanks fro sharing it. :)

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