“Now the salvation, and the power, and the kingdom of our God and the authority of His Christ have come, for the accuser of our brethren has been thrown down, he who accuses them before our God day and night.” (Revelation 12:10b)
At this time of year, we hear news reports about the “war on Christmas”: nativity scenes and Christmas carols being banned from public spaces and schools, employees pressured to say “happy holidays” instead of “Merry Christmas”, and atheists putting up a billboard in New York City that proclaims, “Who needs Christ at Christmas? Nobody.”
There is an ongoing war in our society to remove Christ from Christmas, but did you know that Christ’s birth was actually a declaration of war by God? Christ’s birth was God’s opening salvo in a war that ultimately leads to victory over sin, suffering, death, and Satan (see Revelation 12).
Bodie Hodge, the general editor of a new book entitled, The War on Christmas, will join us this weekend on The Christian Worldview to talk about these two wars over Christmas — the world’s war and God’s war.
We will also discuss interesting questions surrounding the history and significance of Christ’s birth, along with God-honoring ways to celebrate it.
We hope you can join us this weekend before Christmas to set our minds on the reason for the season — Jesus Christ, the Son of God and Savior of mankind!
— rebroadcast from Dec 2013