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“But if we walk in the light, as he is in the light, we have fellowship with one another, and the blood of Jesus, his Son, purifies us from all sin.” — 1 John 1:7 Listen to chapter Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica. Powered by BibleGateway.com.

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The Great Exchange: Making Christmas a meaningful reality as we serve others

Dear friends:

As the Christmas celebrations continue to draw us into the heart of the story of the first Christmas, we have been meditating on the idea of some “exchanges” that took place in the Biblical event and how we should follow the pattern of sacrifice we see there. Consider:

Christ exchanged the highest throne for vulnerable humanity.

J. Hudson Taylor, the courageous 19th century British missionary to China observed this:

“Let us reflect on what he gave up on leaving heaven’s throne to be cradled in a manger. Having filled all things and wielded omnipotence, he became a feeble infant and was wrapped in swaddling . . . → Read More: The Great Exchange: Making Christmas a meaningful reality as we serve others