All around us are people preparing for Christmas. Decorations are going up, presents are being purchased, and cookies are being baked. But did you know that God prepared for the birth of Jesus too? He spent centuries lining everything up for that precious night when Jesus was born.
We can read about the preparations in the Old Testament, as we listen to the words of prophets sharing about Jesus long before he was ever born. We can also hear about them when we read about the angel visiting Mary.
Jesus is coming! Jesus is coming! He will be our savior!
The Bible shouts his name even before his arrival. So as you prepare today and the next few weeks for Christmas, remember that God Himself made special plans for Jesus big day! God wants us to prepare out hearts for Jesus birthday celebration!
“All this took place to fulfill what the Lord had said through the prophet … “ Matthew 1:22