Seize the Christmas Moment
Fast approaching is a cultural moment we should not miss for trying to help people see Jesus Christ.
America may be post-Christian, but Christmas is graciously stubborn. There it is in December, immovable. God has mercifully ordained that much of our economy depends on a cultural remembrance of the birth of the Messiah. God employs irony by using the power of unrighteous mammon to force pagan Westerners to look at Jesus. Yes, he may be obscured by a lot of godless glitz and noise. But God has not been fully eclipsed by gaud.
It is the only time of the year you will walk through a mall and hear “Hallelujah! For the Lord God Omnipotent reigneth!” or “Joy to the world! The Lord has come! Let earth receive her King!” or “Veiled in flesh the Godhead see; hail th’Incarnate Deity!” or “God and sinners reconciled!” or “O come, let us…