CHRISTMAS @ THE MOVIE Part 2: How To Overcome A Wounded HeartDecember 12, 2021
After Jesus was born in Bethlehem in Judea, during the time of King Herod, Magi from the east came to Jerusalem and asked, “Where is the one who has been born king of the Jews? We saw his star when it rose and have come to worship him.” When King Herod heard this he was disturbed, and all Jerusalem with him.
He sent them to Bethlehem and said, “Go and search carefully for the child. As soon as you find him, report to me, so that I too may go and worship him.”
… he was furious, and he gave orders to kill all the boys in Bethlehem and its vicinity who were two years old and under…
When we let the wounds of the past leak into our future, we will always hurt those closest to us.
I will give you a new heart and put a new spirit in you; I will remove from you your heart of stone and give you a heart of flesh.
But God demonstrates his own love for us in this: While we were still sinners, Christ died for us.
If you declare with your mouth, “Jesus is Lord,” and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved.
For it is with your heart that you believe and are justified, and it is with your mouth that you profess your faith and are saved.
For, “Everyone who calls on the name of the Lord will be saved.”