Merry Christmas

When I was little, I would have never imagined that the phrase, “Merry Christmas” could ever cause controversy. Now, the politically correct thing to say is “Happy Holidays,” or “Seasons Greetings.” Well, I could be wrong about this, but don’t we celebrate Christmas because of Christ? I mean, without him, there would be no holiday, no season. I am so thankful that God’s love for us is not based on the things we do, but on the fact that Christ died for us. Christ, who never sinned, died for us. “For the wages of sin is death.” Our sin earned death. “But the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus.”
Each Christmas, seasonal songs bombard the radio stations. I love it! I absolutely LOVE Christmas music. By current favorite is “Joseph’s lullaby” by Mercy Me. The song is from new father Joseph to baby Jesus. I love how it brings out the humanity of Jesus. How amazing that Christ gave up the glory of heaven to come to earth is such a humble state. Now that I have had children of my own and realize how helpless and totally dependent on other’s they are, I am that much more amazed by what Christ did. He knows what we go through because he’s been through it himself… and now, he wants us to live and walk in his home. Amazing stuff if you ask me!
Here are the lyrics to Joseph’s lullaby. Please, don’t let the glitter of the season distract you from why we are celebrating. And… remember that without Christ, there would be no Christmas. Merry Christmas from the Dugdales.

Go to sleep my Son
This manger for your bed
You have a long road before You
Rest Your little head

Can You feel the weight of Your glory?
Do You understand the price?
Does the Father guard Your heart for now
So You can sleep tonight?

Go to sleep my Son
Go and chase Your dreams
This world can wait for one more moment
Go and sleep in peace

I believe the glory of Heaven
Is lying in my arms tonight
Lord, I ask that He for just this moment
Simply be my child

Go to sleep my Son
Baby, close Your eyes
Soon enough You’ll save the day
But for now, dear Child of mine
Oh my Jesus, Sleep tight


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