The Wonder of Christmas

wonder of Christmas

As our church has been celebrating Advent, several weeks ago a congregant spoke on the wonder of the season.

As she began to sing

I wonder as I wander out under the sky
How Jesus the Saviour did come for to die
For poor on’ry people like you and like I;
I wonder as I wander out under the sky

When Mary birthed Jesus ’twas in a cow’s stall
With wise men and farmers and shepherds and all
But high from God’s heaven, a star’s light did fall
And the promise of ages it then did recall.

If Jesus had wanted for any wee thing
A star in the sky or a bird on the wing
Or all of God’s Angels in heaven to sing
He surely could have it, ’cause he was the King

I wonder as I wander out under the sky
How Jesus the Saviour did come for to die
For poor on’ry people like you and like I;
I wonder as I wander out under the sky

Born and raised in a Christian family I have always known the true meaning of Christmas is Christ’s birth but in the familiarity of it I believe I have forgotten the wonder.

If I quiet my heart to think of that night in Bethlehem, what was it like for those who saw a star shinning so brightly in the sky? Or to think of angels singing on a dark night? Would it rock my world if I had seen those sights? I’m sure that it would have!

This year I have begun to look for ways my family can more richly celebrate the wonder of Christmas….Christ’s birth, a gift to the world! Marvel at God’s goodness to us.

Some Ideas I have

Whatever your traditions this advent season might we all celebrate Jesus, wondering at the grace of God that He would send His Son for us.

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About Naomi Fata

I am a wife, work from home mom with three amazing children, author of Beyond Head Knowledge knowing Christ who satisfies our Hearts. I’m an ordinary person who has found victory in an extraordinary God. My passion is to help others grow to emotional and mental wholeness and healing in Christ. I am currently studying as a life coach through Light University.
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2 Responses to The Wonder of Christmas

  1. boudicabpi says:

    Reblogged this on Blog for Red Hook, NY and commented:
    The Wonder of Christmas

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