Christmas in a Word

CHRISTMAS COUNTDOWN 2019 continues here on GUWG, where from now until December 25 we’re preparing our hearts for the arrival of the Savior of the World.

If you had to define Christmas in one word, what would it be?

Here’s how the Bible answers that question: LOVE.

The man known as “the disciple Jesus loved” said:

No Ho-hum

It’s CHRISTMAS COUNTDOWN 2019 here on GUWG, where from now until December 25 we’re preparing our hearts for the arrival of the Savior of the World.

Here’s a beautiful little prayer to pray as the big day draws near:

The Word Became Flesh

It’s CHRISTMAS COUNTDOWN 2018 here on GUWG.

Want to know the true meaning of Christmas? Take a deeeeep dive into the opening chapter of the gospel account written by John — one of Jesus’ closest friends.

Pray through every beautiful, breathtaking word with all your heart, soul and mind.

Peace on Earth

It’s CHRISTMAS COUNTDOWN 2019 here on GUWG. Today’s topic:

PEACE

Here’s what the prophet Isaiah said about Jesus hundreds of years before he was born:

God of Losers

It’s CHRISTMAS COUNTDOWN 2019 here on GUWG, where from now until December 25 we’re preparing our hearts for the arrival of the Savior of the World.

Here’s today’s question: To whom did Jesus appear when he first came to this planet?

The answer might surprise you. He didn’t come to the powerful or the influential or the wealthy. Instead, he came to the lowest of the low. The outcasts. The losers.

Here’s the cast of not-all-that-impressive characters:

Light of the World

It’s CHRISTMAS COUNTDOWN 2019 here on GUWG where from now until December 25 we’re preparing our hearts for the arrival of the Savior of the World.

The birth of Jesus brought God’s LIGHT into this dark world. Here’s what the Bible says:

In him was life, and that life was the light of all mankind. The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it. (John 1:4-5)

Here’s what Jesus himself said:

A Pasture? Shepherds?!

It’s CHRISTMAS COUNTDOWN 2019 here on GUWG where from now until December 25 we’re preparing our hearts for the arrival of the Savior of the World.

Imagine for a moment that you’re God’s VP of Marketing. You know that he’s about to go down to Earth and you want to make sure that the event generates the requisite amount of media coverage. You plan a massive kick-off gala in the heart of the world’s biggest city and start putting together a guest list featuring all the world’s biggest celebrities, politicians and CEOs.

But God has a different plan. Here it is: