Keep Christ in Christmas. It’s a saying you may hear quite often this time of year.
The number one way to keep Jesus Christ in your Christmas celebrations is to have him present in your daily life.
If you have already accepted Jesus as your Savior and made him the center of your life, keeping Christ in Christmas is more about the way you live your life than the things you say – such as “Merry Christmas” versus “Happy Holidays.”
Keeping Christ in Christmas means daily revealing the character, love and spirit of Christ that dwells in you, by allowing these traits to shine through your actions. Here are simple ways to keep Christ the central focus of your life this Christmas season:
How You Can Keep Christ in Christmas:
Give God one very special gift just from you to him
Set up a Nativity and make it a focus in your home
Set aside a special time to read the Christmas story in Luke 1:5-56 through 2:1-20.
Do something for someone else on Christmas Day.
Invite someone to share Christmas dinner with your family.
Take a group Christmas caroling in a nursing home or a children's hospital.
Cherish traditions with your family. Start some new ones!
Attend church on Christmas Eve and try to make attendance a New Year’s Resolution.
Donate a gift for a family in need.
Forgive someone. Jesus came to forgive our sins. In this way, we too are asked to forgive. Especially in this year of mercy, prayerfully consider who and how to forgive. Whether you must ask someone for forgiveness, or experience a private moment between you and God, try to wipe the slate clean with someone this holiday.
We wish you a Merry Christmas from all of us at CIS Insurance Agency. What are some special ideas of actions you take to “Keep CHRIST in CHRISTmas”? Drop us a comment on Facebook. We would love to add them to our list!