With Christmas quickly approaching, several Ask Pastor John podcast listeners filled the mailbag with Santa-related questions. Corbin, a listener from Gainesville, Georgia, asked: “Pastor John, should parents allow their children to believe Santa Claus is bringing them gifts on Christmas?”
Here’s how Pastor John responded (six-minute audio):
What follows is a transcript of the salient portions from Pastor John’s response.
The salvation of sinners through the death and resurrection of Jesus is the goal of Christmas.
- Jesus came at Christmas to seek and save the lost (Luke 19:10).
- Jesus came at Christmas to save sinners (1 Timothy 1:15).
- Jesus came at Christmas to give his life a…