When we think of the Messiah, we oftentimes forget His totality. He was born, yes, in humble circumstances. However, we should read John 1:1 to remember His true “origin story.” This challenges us to remember Him in His fullness, and prior to the memories of Him in our familiar Christmas story thoughts.
1. In thinking about our Lord, even during Christmas, do we remember His real beginnings, as outlined in John 1:1?
2. When we do read of that beginning, do we recall that awesome power made manifest in our own lives?
Challenge: It is quite challenging to remember the true “origin story” of our Lord and Savior, particularly given the many nativity scenes that we see, and display, every Christmas season. But, let us try and remember His real beginning, with all of the implications therein, and what that means to us.