Christmas: The Light of the World
December 23, 2016
If I asked you what you liked most about Christmas, you may name two or three blessings. You may include the lights of Christmas. In fact, at this Christmas season you may drive around to see them.
Why do people go to all the trouble of putting up lights all over their house? Light points to joy, happiness and the wonder of life. Light focuses on the beauty of the season and the spirit of this special time.
Martin Niemoller, a prominent German pastor, opposed Hitler. Hitler had him imprisoned for almost eight years. On Christmas Eve 1944 in Dachau prison, Niemoller spoke these words about t...