Unto you is born this day in the city of David a Savior, who is the Messiah, the Lord. Luke 2:11
Good news! What God's angels have sent to tell is not some distant birth that really matters little to us (like: my old high school friend;s cousin's daughter-in-law just had a baby").
No, this is up close and personal: "Unto you," the angel says. Right now, "this day"; right here, "in the city of David."
That angelic announcement continues to be proclaimed in pulpits and programs, and at concerts.
"Good new! This is for you
Hark! The herald angels sing, "Glory to the newborn King; Peace on earth, and mercy mild, God and sinners reconciled." Joyful, all you nations, rise' join the triumph of the skies; With angelic hosts proclaim, "Christ is born in Bethlehem!" Hark! the herald angels sing, "Glory to the newborn King!.
Each of the Christmas cards you received this year was addressed to you. Read through a few of them right now... and take them personally.
Wishing each and everyone of you a wonderful Christmas Day.