Advent - Day 18

 

Day 18 : Chad & Lindsey Smith

Scripture : John 3:16

 

DEVOTION

Start by reading John 3:16. Jesus. He’s the greatest gift anyone could ever have. This season, many of us are familiar with celebrating with family, friends, and expressing our love through, temporary gifts that fade with the passing years. There can be such excitement and anticipation for giving and receiving love through material objects. But John directs our thoughts and desires to consider God’s love for us in a different kind of gift that is not material, but a Man. It’s the gift of His only Son, Jesus. God’s solution to a fading and dying life due to our wrongdoings was the life, death, and resurrection of His sinless Son Jesus. This gift comes with a promise for those who have faith. Whoever believes in Jesus will not perish, but instead have eternal life. John 1:12 says that all who receive and believe in His name, He gave the right to become children of God. The gift comes with life free from sin and the biggest family and greatest celebration there will
ever be. I can’t wait for that eternal holiday.


REFLECTION

How does this truth in God’s Word change the way you think and act this Christmas season?


PRAYER

God, the gift of Your Son Jesus is better than any other we could receive. This Christmas
season, would our joy be that You are our Father and You have promised us life forever in
Jesus. Please let this gift not just be a seasonal celebration, but our daily joy. Amen!


ACTIVITY

Pay for a person behind you in line today.

 

 

Be sure to share pictures of you, your friends, and your family in action!

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