From all of us at Smucker Manufacturing
Three Christmas songs that will encourage you, bring joy, and remind us all of the amazing reason for the season!
Noel, the story of amazing love, the Light of the world given to us.
If you like Country Music, this is a great Christmas Reminder from Darius Rucker.
Timeless Classic message and song by Bing Crosby.
What is the Real Meaning of Christmas?
When we celebrate Christmas, sometimes our joy is robbed by focusing so heavily on materialism and being so busy that we miss out on quality time with others. In reality, we know that the materialistic traditions we take part in are not the true meaning of the season, but simply traditions that we have the privilege of enjoying. While giving and receiving presents can be a joyful practice, we know that even without all the presents, decorations, and feasts, we can find joy in the humble but miraculous story of Christmas.
As followers of Jesus Christ, the resounding message in our Christmas celebrations echoes with notes of joy — joy to the world, joy to you and me!
The Bible basis for this celebration is Luke 2:10-11, when the Angel Gabriel announced:
"I bring you good news that will bring great joy to all people. The Savior — yes, the Messiah, the Lord — has been born today in Bethlehem, the city of David!" (NLT)
The Good News
The gospel message is about the greatest gift of all time — God gave us Jesus Christ, his Son, who brings great joy to everyone who receives him. The purpose of Christmas is to share this gift - what a perfect opportunity!
Christmas is a holiday that focuses on the Savior of the world. There could be no better reason to celebrate Christmas.
We can share the most wonderful gift of Jesus so that others may experience the great joy of salvation. If you don’t know Jesus Christ as your Savior and you’d like to experience great joy, you can receive his gift of salvation, and join in the celebration of Christmas. It’s very simple.
Receive, by faith in Jesus Christ, his free gift of salvation. (Ephesians 2:8)
If you’ve received Jesus, you have given God the gift He wants more than anything! Merry Christmas!