Christmas Joy – Day 22 (Devotional)

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Christmas Joy, Indeed, share it!

Praise 102.7

I’m following a fantastic devotional series called “Christmas Joy” by Mel Lawrenz, The Brook Network. Please join me. Here’s day 22:

Light

For my eyes have seen your salvation, which you have prepared in the sight of all people, a light for revelation to the Gentiles and for glory to your people Israel. – Luke 2:30-32

The winter solstice on December 21, the darkest day of the year, means for many of us who live halfway between the equator and the North Pole, that we have breakfast when it is still dark outside, and that by supper, the sun has long set. That slide toward the shortest day of the year seems like sinking into a black hole. No wonder people in ancient cultures celebrated the days when the sun began to return. The prophet Malachi spoke of the healing power of light: “The sun of righteousness will…

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