Herod’s slaughter of the innocents is “the reason for the season.”
Make the great glad tidings your message, until the earth receives her king, the nations rise with joy, and the weary world rejoices.
The infant who came as Savior will soon arrive as uncontested King.
History splits in two with the coming of the King.
Jesus is the intersection of every opposite.
This baby was born to die.
Christmas is what happens when heaven’s rescue collides with our ruin.
In a weary and weeping world like this, how could we possibly have joy?