An Opposite Christmas
Written on the Father's eternal calendar, penned in His only diary, or locked in His iPhone reminders are the two dates that Jesus would visit earth. One is passed, and soon celebrated, the second is yet to come.
Consider please how different the two appearances of Jesus upon earth are, and how opposite the six outcomes:
1st time - only one star in the sky points to Him, (Matthew 2:1-2)
2nd time - all the stars will fall for Him. (Matthew 24:29)
1st time - no room for Him on earth, (Luke 2:7)
2nd time - all earth belongs to Him. (Philippians 2:10)
1st time - only a few will worship Him, (Luke 2:15-20)
2nd time - all will bow down before Him. (Philippians 2:10-11)
1st time - arrives in absolute humility, (Luke 2:1-7)
2nd time - returns in complete glory. (1 Thessalonians 4:16-18)
1st time - comes in peace and joy, (Luke 2:1-20)
2nd time - appears in punishment and judgement. (2 Peter 3)
1st time - defeats evil, (Luke 24)
2nd time - removes evil. (Revelation 20:7-15)
At Jesus' birth He looked nothing like a king, upon His return He is the only king. Choose this day who you will worship for eternity, and be sure to get this right.
Today's Soul Snippet:
'My salvation is His grace, my company is His goal.' ~ Michael Cartwright
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