Today I want to know what your favorite Christmas Carol is… each of you would give me a different answer with a different reason. Since we can’t listen to everyone’s favorite Carol – we’ll listen to mine, which happens to be OH HOLY NIGHT. Why do I like it best? Well, I love the music – but it’s more than that – it tells the story of the Nativity in a poetic manner. It just floats along with that consistent bass line until it gets to FALL ON YOUR KNEES – in that commanding fortissimo and then calms down just before the end again as if to say – this Child is not just any Child… He is worthy of your attention.
Prepare your heart for the Christ Child today… listen to this great Carol and really hear the words and the music – maybe for the first time. 🙂
Once you’ve let it sink in, I want you to take your journal (or a piece of paper) and write a letter to God. Don’t look around to see who’s watching – it’s none of their business what you’re doing. Just do it. Let God know what’s on your mind and what’s in your heart. Yes, I know He already knows – but that’s not the point. He wants you to tell Him all about it.
Now, I want you to listen to your favorite Christmas Carol (in case it is not Oh Holy Night) and keep writing to God. There’s an old song in the Pentecostal church called JESUS ON THE MAIN LINE – it says Jesus on the Main line – tell Him what you want. He’s your very best friend – tell Him what you want.
So do that right now. Write a prayer to your Father, in Jesus’ Name. 🙂