Unwrapping The Promise

I had a wonderful Christmas with my family.  Even in my lack, I realize how truly blessed I am. My heart is heavy and full of prayer for those who are missing loved ones, sick, lonely and facing extremely hard circumstances.  Tonight as I was sitting here reading blogs and unwrapping my Dove Chocolate to read the little promises inside, I got to thinking about the many promises that were given to me by God through His Son, the greatest gift of all.  This most precious baby, born in a stable, laying in a manger.  This child, so small, yet so full of promise.

In Him lies the promise of LIFE to those who accept it.
In Him lies the promise of HOPE to those who hold on to it.
In Him lies the promise of FAITH to those who receive it.
In Him lies the promise of LOVE to those who embrace it.
In Him lies the promise of JOY to those who choose it.
In Him lies the promise of WISDOM to those who seek it.
In HIM lies the promise of GRACE to those who walk in it.
In Him lies the promise of PEACE to those who rest in it.
In Him lies the promise of MERCY to those who give it.
The season of Christmas may be over, but I will continue to unwrap the promises that Jesus, the Child of Promise, has freely given to me.

4 thoughts on “Unwrapping The Promise”

  1. 4 Blessings says:

    Beautiful! Merry Christmas Friend!

  2. Jenny says:

    Thanks for the reminder of all the promises He has for us!!

  3. Cyndi says:

    I'm so thankful for all those promises and I'm clinging to them. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!!

  4. carissa @ lowercase letters says:

    wow, it is so amazing and really breathtaking to realize ALL of the promises that we've been given through Christ. hope you had a sweet Christmas. thank you for always sharing your heart and Christ-like perspective!

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