The days following Christmas are sometimes called the “Witness Days.” The Greek word for “witness” is “martyr” and these days remind us that this sinful world hates the Gospel message of forgiveness in Christ Jesus.
Ask the Pastor has a longer article on The Witness Days. It deals specifically with “dragging all this ‘blood and violence’ into the beauty of Christmas.” It explains that “Jesus was born flesh and blood, and if we ignore the violence that was done both to Him and to others because of Him, then we are not fully prepared to face this world. His blood shed for us on Calvary became the lifeblood of the world.”
Traditionally, the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th Days of. . . Read All