What Good is a Baby?

Luke 2:6-7 While they were there, the time came for the baby to be born, 7 and she gave birth to her firstborn, a son. She wrapped him in cloths and placed him in a manger, because there was no room for them in the inn.


What good is a baby?


Have you ever felt alone at Christmas? Maybe you really were alone. No one to celebrate with. At least, no one who wanted to celebrate with you. Maybe you were surrounded by family. Or friends. Or at least other people. But no one to talk to. Not really. Not the way you needed. And now it’s Christmas again. Are you alone? And if you’re not alone tonight… what about a week from now? Two? Do you struggle with being alone? It’s Christmas! We’re supposed to be happy! Look! A baby! But how does a baby born on Christmas help me when I am alone? (more…)