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MGJC Blog
Saturday, December 24, 2011
Who is the King of Jew?
Topic: Holiday

Let this mind be in you, which was also in Christ Jesus: Who, being in the form of God, thought it not robbery to be equal with God: But made himself of no reputation, and took upon him the form of a servant, and was made in the likeness of men: And being found in fashion as a man, he humbled himself, and became obedient unto death, even the death of the cross. Wherefore God also hath highly exalted him, and given him a name which is above every name: That at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, of things in heaven, and things in earth, and things under the earth; And that every tongue should confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father. (Philippians 2:5-11 KJV)

Even though Christmas was originated from Roman Catholicism, I’d like to take few moments to explain who is the King of Jew. Most today’s churches recognize that Matthew 2 and Luke 1-2 explain the story of first Christmas. There is no biblical evidence that the first church celebrated this religious holiday. In fact, we will find many Christmas traditions came from the pagan practice, such as Christmas tree (Jeremiah 10).

We read in the Scripture that Jesus was born in Bethlehem through Virgin Mother Mary. He came to the world to pay our sins and establish relationship with us. Even though He can set free Himself from the cross, He “humbled himself, and became obedient unto death, even the death of the cross.” We cannot do this for our loved ones, but Jesus did. Unlike the kings of the nation, Jesus had done more to identify with us. This is why Paul wrote, “Wherefore God also hath highly exalted him, and given him a name which is above every name: That at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, of things in heaven, and things in earth, and things under the earth; And that every tongue should confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father.”

Yes, Jesus will come back to set His government on earth with us. In the meantime, we need to get ready for His coming as today is our last day.

If you’d like to know Jesus Christ as your personal Savior, I’d like to encourage you to do two simple things. First, confess your sins and invite Jesus Christ to your life. Paul said in Romans 10:9-11, “That if thou shalt confess with thy mouth the Lord Jesus, and shalt believe in thine heart that God hath raised him from the dead, thou shalt be saved. For with the heart man believeth unto righteousness; and with the mouth confession is made unto salvation.” There is no sinner prayer formula. Instead, you just talk to God at where you are now. Secondly, I’d like to encourage you to find a good solid biblical teaching church and Christian friends. They can help you to build strong relationship with God.


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