When Herod the king heard this, he was troubled, and all Jerusalem with him. And when he had gathered all the chief priests and scribes of the people together, he inquired of them where the Christ was to be born. So they said to him, “In Bethlehem of Judea, for thus it is written by the prophet: ‘But you, Bethlehem, in the land of Judah, Are not the least among the rulers of Judah; For out of you shall come a Ruler Who will shepherd My people Israel.'” (Matthew 2:3-6)
There in Bethlehem, just as the prophet so wrote, was born the Christ. Not only was King Herod troubled, so also was all Jerusalem. Such a little baby created such fear in the hearts of men. Who was this child who would rule? We know that in the little town of Bethlehem was born our Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ.
“Does He not deserve our greatest love, our greatest praise, our greatest thanksgiving, and our loving obedience?” Christmas is all about “the Rose.” Christmas is all about Jesus!
In this Christmas season, take time to really hear the words of such wonderful songs of our Savior, of Jesus Christ our Lord, who was “born to glorify the Father,” who was “born to wear the thorns for me” … and for you.
Oh, praise be to His holy name, in this season when we celebrate His birth, and every day throughout the year.
Keep the melodies of Christmas in your heart to remind you of the Reason For The Season.
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