As Christians, we have devoted our lives to God. He takes us through our yearly seasons with endless blessings and more grace than we could ever ask for. But more than this, he takes us through our seasons of life. Whether this be our highest highs or lowest lows, he doesn’t “sit out.” He doesn’t make it to be with us once or twice a year. He is there continuously. Matthew 28:20 “… lo, I am with you always, even unto the end of the world”
While we can never do anything to deserve His mercy and grace, we need to be celebrating, worshipping, and being near to Jesus all year round. Not just when it’s convenient for us or when we’re in the holiday spirit.
“Jesus is the reason for the season” is a quote that hasn’t always sat right with me. While I 100% agree that Jesus should be celebrated and worshipped, the fact of the matter is, Jesus is the reason for every season. This means summer, fall, spring, winter, the Christmas season, and our seasons of life.
During this time of the year, many people find themselves in churches for the first time in months to celebrate this holiday. And while this is an awesome thing, this should be happening every first day of the week year round. Hebrews 10:25, “not forsaking the assembling of ourselves together, as the manner of some is; but exhorting one another…”