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For unto us a child is born and unto us a Son is given: and the government shall be upon His shoulders: and His name shall be called Wonderful, Counsellor, The Mighty God, The Everlasting Father, The Prince Of Peace.
ISAIAH 9:6 (KJV)
Christ Jesus came to this world for one major reason Alone, that is to restore man back to God. To end the enmity between man and God because of sin and renew mans Sonship to God Ephesians 2:11-18 where with we can cry out “Abba Father”(which means) my father! Romans 8:15.
Man was so enstranged from God that He couldnt draw close to Him without many protocols, physical rituals and sacrifices and even then man was to tread softly and carefully, allowing only One man to approach into the Holies of Holies (that is the inner most court of the Lord where God dwells) after much exhaustive sacrifices had being made for Him (the High priest) Hebrews 9. But with Jesus arrival, Jesus simplified things for us making Himself the go between us and the Father 1Timothy 2:5. Thus we see the angels singing on the day of His birth, the peaceful song of Joy that Hinted on the person and ministry of Christ and our eternal redemption and restoration to the father through Him. Saying, “Glory to God in the Highest, and on earth peace, goodwill toward men”. Luke 2:14.
Isnt this restful to see and to hear of the hope of redemption for man? Seeing that God in His goodness hasn’t condemned man but in His infinite love for us has simply sent His son to redeem us and restore us back to Him. You see the word redemption is the greek word ‘apolutrõsis’ which means liberation procured by the payment of a ransom. In this case Christ Jesus was our ransom from the hold of sin, death and the curse and we are the procurement made from the chains of evil in All raminification, amd He made this payment for us in Love, purposefully amd joyfully Luke 1:67-68.
By Him we are restored to the father as the angels said. By Him we find redemption from sin, death, the curse and everything that comes with it Luke 2. Through Him we can now access the Father freely John 20:17, entering freely into the Holies of Holies simply by the Blood of the Lamb who is the Son of God Jesus Christ Hebrews 10: 18-23.
Therefore let us rejoice in this day and beyond, remebering All that Christ is to us and the sacrifice He made in coming down to us to rescue us from our fall and restoring us back to God in fullness through Himself Colossaians 3:3 because He Loves us so. Therefore All through this season, let’s make it a daily Habit to give God thanks for what He’s done for us through His son. Lets thank Him for the gift of His son who is an eternal gift of redemption to us, knowing He is a gift that keeps giving eternally to us over and over again redeeming us from the fall and restoring us back to God, because He is the gift of eternal Grace from God to us, that keeps speaking Joh 1:1-17.