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The Christ of Christmas by Raymond A. Foss
The little baby
not the focus
the Christ of Christmas
far more than this

The babe, the symbol
the love of Jesus
emptying out His nature
to descend to the earth

The Word alive
the scriptures fulfilled
the light of God
descending to the dust

Rising as a baby
to walk beside us
teaching us how to be holy
how to live by God’s Word

December 17, 2010
from Notes from Peter email received
December 17, 2010
John 1:1-14
“This Sunday, I will continue in a sermon series,
“The Birth of Jesus Christ”, and we will look more closely
at the opening poem in the Gospel of John.
Matthew and Luke tell a beautiful story about the holy birth.
John uses poetry to highlight the meaning of Jesus’ life.
“Logos and Light” are the main ideas John uses in this poetry.
The Christ of Christmas is so much more than a cute baby.
The Christ is the image of God given to guide our lives and
to show us the most important truths for living.”
Wesley United Methodist Church
Concord, NH
December 19, 2010

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