Christmas is really about the gospel of grace for sinners. Because of all that Christ has done on the cross, the manger becomes the most hopeful place in a universe darkened with hopelessness. In the irony of all ironies, Christmas is for those who will find it the hardest to enjoy. It really is for those who hate it most.
Matt B. Redmond is a graduate of Covenant Theological Seminary, lives in Birmingham, Alabama, and is the author of The God of the Mundane.
This was reprinted with permission from The Gospel Coalition's blog.
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