The Advent Season
The last month of the year seems to be a time when many of us look for peace in greater measure. Where can that coveted gift be found? In Jesus. He is the reason Christmas is celebrated and the only One who can give to us true peace.
John 14:27 I leave you peace; my peace I give you. I do not give it to you as the world does. So don't let your hearts be troubled or afraid.
Christmas is the perfect time to share Max Lucado's words, taken from his book, A Gentle Thunder, with you: If only you knew that I came to help and not condemn. If only you knew that tomorrow will be better than today. If only you knew the gift I have brought: eternal life. If only you knew I want you safely home. If only you knew. What wistful words to come from the lips of God. How kind that he would let us hear them. How crucial that we pause to hear them. If only we knew to trust. Trust that God is in our corner. Trust that God wants what is best...If only we could learn to trust him.