The more things change
the more they stay the same.
Luke 23:6-12 tells of when Jesus was brought
Herod Antipas, that is.
Just 33 years earlier
Herod the Great
had sought to kill Jesus.
Neither guy was effective in
squelching this "Jesus" thing.
The first guy had a lot
of innocent baby boys killed.
The second one chickened out
and passed the buck.
Where's the Christmas in this story?
I'm not sure but I'm drawn to the
Our society is doing it's best to
take the Christ out of
There, is a movement of
"Jesus is the reason for the season."
But even that falls short.
Jesus is bigger than the season.
He was not sent to fulfill mankind's
need for a celebration.
Jesus was sent to save the world from it's sins.