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What is Christmas?
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By Geneva Poynter
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What Is Christmas?

Yes, those horse-drawn sleighs are very pretty,
Gliding on the snow while bells jingle.
That brings memories of long, long ago.
It’s fun in country or city.

Decorations, parties are fun, that’s true,
But does it last for a lifetime?
Are the host and hostess tired but empty,
For lasting joy have not a clue?

Most Christmas programs on TV today
Show decorations and romance.
Some, somehow think, if a baby is born
That’s about Christmas anyway.

Christmas is about that sinless baby
Born to Mary as God promised.
She was obedient -  HE was sinless.
There are no ifs, ands or maybes.

O Come, let us adore Him - Christ the Lord
And praise God for churches and choirs
Who tell the true Christmas story each year -
Great truth - and Jesus is adored .

Luke 2:1-18

Geneva Poynter

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Submitted: Sunday, December 9, 2018

Last Updated: Sunday, December 9, 2018

About the Poet
I asked Jesus to be my Savior when I was 11 - that was almost 70 years ago as of June 2015. My husband and I had been married for 54 years as of March 2010 before he went Home to Heaven, and we have one son & daughter in law and 3 grandchildren.

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