I was so excited to receive this sweet gift from one of my Bestest friends ever in the mail the other day. A sweet plaque, a reminder that Jesus is the gift. This reigns true in my home. Yes, I like to collect all the fun Christmasy decorations and Santa stuff....But none of those things compare to the real gift, the real reason why we celebrate Christmas. Christ is my Saviour. I am not ashamed to tell the world this truth of the gospel...The good news. He is truly a gift to me and my family hands down. He is and will always be the center of our home on Christmas and every day throughout the year. This star is now one of my favorite Christmas pieces...from a dear friend... I cherish it & will hang it in my home every year with pride. The words itself means the world to me....a wonderful reminder to us and all who enter our home.
Jesus is Better than Santa
Santa lives at the North Pole.
JESUS is everywhere.
Santa rides in a sleigh
JESUS rides on the wind and walks on the water.
Santa comes but once a year
JESUS is an ever present help.
Santa fills your stockings with goodies
JESUS supplies all your needs.
Santa comes down your chimney uninvited
JESUS stands at your door and knocks.. and then enters your heart.
You have to stand in line to see Santa
JESUS is as close as the mention of His name.
Santa lets you sit on his lap
JESUS lets you rest in His arms.
Santa doesn't know your name, all he can say is "Hi little boy or girl, What's your name?"
JESUS knew our name before we did. Not only does He know our name, He knows our address too. He knows our history and future and He even knows how many hairs are on our heads.
Santa has a belly like a bowl full of jelly
JESUS has a heart full of love.
All Santa can offer is HO HO HO
JESUS offers health, help and hope.
Santa says "You better not cry"
JESUS says "Cast all your cares on me for I care for you.
Santa's little helpers make toys
JESUS makes new life, mends wounded hearts, repairs broken homes and builds mansions.
Santa may make you chuckle but
JESUS gives you joy that is your strength.
While Santa puts gifts under your tree
JESUS became our gift and died on the tree.
It's obvious there is really no comparison.
We need to remember WHO Christmas is all about.
We need to put Christ back in Christ~mas.
Jesus is still the reason for the season.
May the Lord Bless and Watch over you and your loved ones this Christmas 2011
And may He prosper and bless the work of your hands in the New Year.