02 Dec For Adults Only (Lk 10:24) by Dr. Rich Reich
“For I say to you, many prophets and kings desired to see what you see, but did not see it, and to hear what you hear, but did not hear it.” ~ Lk 10:24 (full readings)
Rich’s Reflections: You may have heard that Christmas is for kids, but I would argue that Christmas is primarily for adults. Kids should not be out in the cold, late at night, observing a woman’s labor and her Baby’s delivery in a filthy barn. Kids should be tucked away in their clean, warm beds sleeping, never having to witness such harsh conditions. Christmas is primarily for adults, but only for adults with the simple faith of kids. Christmas is “hidden from the wise and the learned”, but “revealed to the childlike.” (Lk 10:21) Only those with the faith of a child (Mk 10:15) would believe in the Virgin Birth. Christmas is for those who are poor in the eyes of the World, but who are rich in faith. The World deems those who believe in the True meaning of Christmas as mentally dim as stated in an article in the New York Times: “The faith in the Virgin Birth reflects the way American Christianity is becoming less intellectual and more mystical over time.” Christmas is for adults only. However, Christmas is for adults who will not depend on their own intelligence, but who trust in the Lord with all their heart. (Prov 3:5)
* Dr. Rich Reich is the co-founder of the National LIFE Runners Team. He is married to Erica and lives in Colorado Springs, CO. Full bio..
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