Luke 2:6-35 — Baby Jesus has grown up, OK?!
Imagine celebrating your birthday the way Christmas is celebrated. We would hang up pictures of you in your crib — to show we know who this is all about, you know. Generally, though, we would disregard you in favor of other festive and seasonal activities. If anyone would get around to remembering you, it would be to reminisce about your birth and baby days. We would give each other gifts we think we would enjoy…and maybe give you a baby rattle. You would probably say “bah humbug” on birthdays, at least yours.
In the US, the birthdays of certain Presidents rate a national holiday of sorts. That is appropriate for any country to do. But how inspirational would it be for the citizenry to remember these men only as newborn infants?
Has Baby Jesus grown up yet?Read it all