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A letter to you from Jesus!!!!

Posted by on Dec. 14, 2009 at 3:52 PM
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Hello Dear Friends!

Well, as you know, it's the time of year when Christians celebrate My birthday, again. It's not really the actual day I was born, but it's nice to have a celebration in your honor anyway.

Last year they had a real big party for Me and it seems like they will again this year. After all, they've been shopping and preparing for it for months now, and there have been announcements and advertisements almost everyday about how soon it's coming! They really do go overboard about it, but it's nice to know that at least on one day of the year some people are thinking about Me a little.

You know, it's been many years now since they first started celebrating My birthday. Back then they seemed to realize and appreciate how much fun it is for the little children. Just the same, it seems that most folks are missing the point of it all. Like last year for example...they threw a big party but can you believe it?... I wasn't even invited! Imagine! The guest of honor, and they forgot all about Me! Here they had begun preparing for the festivities two months in advance but when the big day came I was left out in the cold!

Well, it happened so many times in recent years I stopped being surprised. Even though I wasn't invited I thought I'd just quietly slip in anyway. So I came in and stood off to the side. Everyone was drinking, laughing and having a grand time, when all of a sudden, in came this fat fellow in a bright red suit wearing a phony white beard and shouting "Ho Ho Ho!" He looked like he had more than enough to drink but he somehow managed to weave his way across the floor while everyone cheered.

When he collapsed into a big armchair all the children went running over to him excitedly yelling "Santa!! Santa!!" I mean, you'd have thought he was the guest of honor and the whole holiday was in his honor! Then he began telling them the most ridiculous stories you've ever heard ... that he lived at the North Pole with a crew of elves and that every year, he rides in his sleigh pulled by a bunch of flying reindeers, delivering presents to children all over the world! They believe he comes down their chimney, funny thing is, this house didn't even have a fireplace, let alone a chimney. I wonder how they explained that to the kids? I mean there wasn't a word of truth in anything he said! Imagine telling such poor, little, impressionable kids such far-fetched fables! Finally I just had to leave, I walked out of the door, and it was hardly surprising that no one even noticed that I had gone.

As I walked on the street afterward I felt about as lonely and forlorn as stray dogs! I could hardly remember the last time I'd felt that low. Maybe you do not think I cry...........

That little manger scene you had put in the corner of your living room was really touching!! It's sweet of people to commemorate Me like that. But did you know, that nowadays, in some countries, the authorities won't even allow manger scenes to be displayed in the parks, streets, or public places anymore? Not to mention their schools! And I'm not talking about Communist countries! I'm talking about the U.S.A. Imagine!!

What could be more innocent than a manger scene to remind people of the night I was born? And yet, they ban it! They've actually passed laws against it and made it illegal! What's this world coming to? Another thing that amazes me is how, on what they're celebrating as My birthday, instead of giving Me presents, most people give presents to each other! And to top it all off, it's usually all kinds of stuff they don't even need, let alone want! Let me ask you, wouldn't you find it odd if when your birthday were being celebrated, all your friends decided to give each other presents and never gave you a thing?

Someone once told Me, well, it's because You're not around like other people are, so how can we give You a present? After all, what in the world could You possibly need or want? You know my answer to that one...then give gifts of food and clothing to the poor, help those who need it. Go visit the lonely! I said, "Listen, any gift you give to your needy fellowman, I'll count as if you gave it to Me personally!" (See Matthew 25:34-40)

Well sad to say, things are getting worse each year. You can just imagine My shock a few years ago when I began seeing them taking My name out of My birthday greeting and replacing it with an X. What an insult! Think of it!...X-mas! What if I wrote you a birthday card and said Happy Birthday X! You'd probably never talk to Me again! And that's just about how I feel. I mean what more could they do to push Me right out of the picture on the day they're celebrating My own birthday?

It reminds Me of what happened recently to a friend of Mine, a sweet elderly fellow. He's from the poorer side of town and he's been trying unsuccessfully for years to join the church. But it was a very exclusive church for the proper kind of folks, and they just did not think he was good enough to be a member. I found him one day sitting by the church steps with his head on his hands bowed and I asked him what was wrong. He told me about it, I put my arm around his shoulder and told him I knew how he felt. I've been wanting to enter that same church for twenty years and they've never let Me in either! Well, there's an end even to My patience. So I'm going to let you in on a secret.........

Now this is something I've been planning on doing for quite sometime, but the way things are going, I think I'm planning of holding My own party! How about that? It's going to be the biggest, most fantastic feast, you could possibly imagine! It might not happen this year, but I'm sending out invitations now anyway, because I know you'll want to come. There's going to be room for billions, for everyone who wants to come! Some really famous old timers and celebrities are going to be there and I'll reserve you a seat of honor right with them! (Matthew 8:11) So hold on to your hat because when everything is ready I'm going to spring it as a big surprise and sadly, a lot of people are going to be left out in the cold because they didn't answer my invitation. Let me know right away if you'd like to come and I'll reserve you a place and write your name in large golden letters in my BIG GUEST BOOK!!

Much Love,
JESUS ♥


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by on Dec. 14, 2009 at 3:52 PM
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cjsix
by on Dec. 14, 2009 at 4:04 PM

holding giftsThree gifts...gold,frankenscence and myrrh,were given to the baby Jesus by the three Wisemen,Maji or kings(which ever you perferr to use).This is a good way of getting us to remember what the true meaning of CHRISTmas is really about.Thank you!  God bless!

      The MIRACLE of  Christmas!    

mamacalifornia
by on Dec. 14, 2009 at 4:08 PM

I love that story! It is so true most people forget why we celebrate Christmas and that is a sad fact in our world. Yes my kids believe in Santa but they know that Christmas is our celebration of Christ birth.

mary717
by on Dec. 15, 2009 at 12:11 AM

I have read something similar to this a few times before, but everytime I read it, it gets me again! Thank you for this post!

psych_mom
by on Dec. 15, 2009 at 12:34 AM

Thank you for sharing this! I love it!

Mommytwo6angels
by on Dec. 15, 2009 at 12:40 AM

I love the story. My family celebrates it as the day of Jesus as well and the 6th of January. On the 6th our children recieve 1 gift in rememberance of the day that the 3 kings went to see jesus and each brought him one gift. Thankfully we celebrate every day with him and thank him every day.........

toomanypoodles
by on Dec. 15, 2009 at 3:19 AM

 Thank you for sharing this.  The last  paragraph is awesome!  I cannot wait to be at that party!  :)

 

backroadsmom
by on Dec. 15, 2009 at 4:20 AM

clapping

rocklovinggirl
by on Dec. 15, 2009 at 4:26 AM

I can not wait for it either!

Thanks for sharing!

Quoting toomanypoodles:

 Thank you for sharing this.  The last  paragraph is awesome!  I cannot wait to be at that party!  :)



twinsin1998
by on Dec. 15, 2009 at 9:48 AM

I have always loved this and when we had our house fire i lost my copy and now i have one back.  This time I'm putting it in our lock box.

Momoftwinsin98

jessnsamimom
by on Dec. 15, 2009 at 12:09 PM


Quoting toomanypoodles:

 Thank you for sharing this.  The last  paragraph is awesome!  I cannot wait to be at that party!  :)

 


I agree!!!!!

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