There are so many emotions that we can deal with this time of year:
- Absence of a beloved person, financial difficulties, physical tiredness, loneliness, holiday depression, anger, jealousy, weakness, etc…
Many of the emotions are created as a result of Commercialization, which is design to cause shopping sprees that lead to large amounts of debt. This is a wonderful opportunity for family and friends to spend time together, exchange gifts, laugh, and have fun as long as we don’t consider all of the above as “The Reason For The Season”. The true "Reason For the Season" is Jesus Christ.
Acts 3:26 - To you first, God, having raised up His Servant Jesus, sent Him to bless you, in turning away every one of you from your iniquities.” There is no greater gift than receiving forgiveness of our sins.