God of Losers

It’s CHRISTMAS COUNTDOWN 2018 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:

Christmas Tidings, Part 2

It’s CHRISTMAS COUNTDOWN 2018 here on GUWG where from now until December 25 we’re preparing our hearts for the arrival of the Savior of the World.

For centuries, people with much larger brains and much purer hearts than mine have sought to express the true meaning of Christmas. Rather than blabber more myself today, here’s a second selection of Christmas tidings from throughout the ages:

Christmas Tidings, Part 1

It’s CHRISTMAS COUNTDOWN 2018 here on GUWG where from now until December 25 we’re preparing our hearts for the arrival of the Savior of the World.

For centuries, people with much larger brains and much purer hearts than mine have sought to express the true meaning of Christmas. Rather than blabber more myself today, I thought it might be interesting to share the perspectives of others.

The Son of God
became a man
to enable men
to become the sons of God.
(C.S. Lewis)

Prepare Him Room

It’s CHRISTMAS COUNTDOWN 2018 here on GUWG. Here’s today’s featured Bible verse:

She gave birth to her firstborn, a son. She wrapped him in cloths and placed him in a manger, because there was no room for them in the inn. (Luke 2:7)

Is there room in your heart for Jesus? Or is it sort of like the inn in the Christmas story — too packed to let the Savior in?

Christmas Facts

It’s CHRISTMAS COUNTDOWN 2018 here on GUWG, where from now until December 25 we’re preparing for the arrival of the Savior of the World.

In researching material for this countdown, I stumbled across loads of facts and figures about Christmas. Here’s just a sampling:

Love For Christmas

It’s CHRISTMAS COUNTDOWN 2018 here on GUWG, where from now until December 25 we’re preparing our hearts for the arrival of the Savior of the World.

If there’s one word that reverberates throughout the Christmas story, it’s this:

LOVE

CHRISTMAS QUIZ-O-RAMA ANSWERS

It’s CHRISTMAS COUNTDOWN 2018 here on GUWG where from now until December 25 we’re preparing our hearts for the arrival of the Savior of the World.

Here are the answers to yesterday’s quiz, along with the relevant Bible verses if you’d like to dig deeper.