Posted by: trbccoffeebreak | December 26, 2016

Hope of Christ

dec-26“Now indeed, Elizabeth your relative has also conceived a son in her old age; and this is now the sixth month for her who was called barren. For with God nothing will be impossible.” Luke 1:36-37 (NKJV)

God didn’t choose a season of newness and life to send the hope of the Savior. He chose the darkest, coldest season, winter. Winter is a time of great loneliness and sadness, and we need a light in the darkness. This is what Christ was born into. The light of the world came during the harshest season in the humblest of terms. No kingly fanfare, no warm welcome, just rejection at the inn and birth in a stable. Christ walked the hard paths on earth as we do. He knows human suffering, loneliness, betrayal, but knows the way to overcome them.

Just like God gave Mary the example of Elizabeth of how he can do the impossible, God gives us the resurrection to show the hope that overcomes the darkness of sin and death. This Christmas and New Year may the hope that was born in a manager give you light in the darkest days.

“Father God, Thank you for the gift of Christ and the hope that was born into the world. May we accept this gift with open hearts and let

For His Glory

Katrina Redman
TRBC Women’s Life


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