In the midst of crowds and Christmas celebrations, our hearts can be lonely until we trust in Christ alone.
Recently at a gathering, a
friend shared these episodes of reality.
The bush that Moses
encountered was just an ordinary bush until it burned without consuming
it. The staff was just a staff until it turned into a snake. The rock
was one of many, until Moses struck and water gushed out. The Red Sea
was just a body of water until God parted it for His people to cross on
dry land. David's rocks were simple stones, until he used one to defeat
Goliath. Mary was a humble peasant girl, until God touched her with a
See, that's how it works. Our life may be mundane, until
we encounter the wonder of God's love. Our future might be a series of
tomorrows, until the horizon of His riches appears. Our dreams might be
elusive, until we believe God's power at work.
And when it comes
to loneliness, it might be a dark emotion, until you lift our eyes to
Jesus and grab His hand.
That's why His birth might be just an
event, until we understand the reason. "The virgin will be with
child and will give birth to a son, and they will call him
Immanuel--which means, 'God with us'" (Matthew 1:23).
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