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The Greatest Christmas Gift

What is the greatest Christmas gift we can give?

Is it not “A new commandment I give unto you, That ye love one another; as I have loved you, that ye also love one another.” (John 13:34)  Jesus’ ministry is a perfect example before us – continually reaching out to the spiritual and physical needs with his 100% focused-loving service to help the world know Him and Our Father Heaven.

This year the people in the United States are expected to spend $123 billion on Christmas presents; this is like one percent of the national debt, and many will go into debt in doing so.  We know there will be a lot of charitable giving and helping the poor and unfortunate, but most of that spending will be otherwise and worshiping the works of men’s hands.

As we celebrate the Savior’s birth, the greatest gift we can give Him is souls – to help them come to know the Father and the Son (John 17:3): “This is life eternal, that they might know thee the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom thou hast sent.” “Herein is my Father glorified, that ye bear much fruit; so shall ye be my disciples.” (John 15:8)  It is not about things.
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