December 13, 2011

How Wonderful!

How wonderful it is that
we have a season set aside to
celebrate the birth of our
Precious Saviour.

How wonderful it is
that this is a time when the
world seems more open to
hearing about HIM.

What is this season all about?
The gifts?

Or...
The GIFT?

We have enjoyed
celebrating Advent
together most evenings in our home.
Oh, what a precious time this is!
Oh, how the TRUTH comes out and the
Saviour is exalted!

PRECIOUS!

We aim to keep Christmas time
as stress free as possible,
and we seek to focus on the REAL
reason for it all.

Yes, we do have a tree.
Yes, we do give gifts.
But, we strive to keep it simple.
We seek to continually direct our attention
to the LORD and focus on the reason
for which HE came!

It all leads us to the Cross.
The purpose for HIS incarnation.
Salvation.

HE did not stay in the manger.
HE grew into a man.
HE lived the perfect life that
we could never live.
HE died to pay the penalty for the
sins of HIS people.
HE rose again,
conquering death and Satan.
HE lives!

Are you one of HIS?
If not, there could not be a better time
to turn to HIM for Salvation.
Today is the day!
There may not be a tomorrow.

Above all else,
whatever you do in this life,
the MOST important of all is that you
make sure you belong to HIM!

THAT's what CHRISTmas is all about!

May the LORD
bless each and every one of you
this Christmas and
throughout the coming year.

I am taking a blogging break
for a few weeks.
I will look forward to catching
up with you all when I am
back online.

Merry Christmas!

In HIS Love,
Camille

14 comments:

Heather's Blog-o-rama said...

Hi Camille,

Yes, it is all about HIM :) :) :) I'm so glad He reached my heart all those many years ago :) :) Thanks for the lovely post, Camille. I love you love for our Saviour :) :) It's really encouraging :) Have a nice blogging break :) :) Love and hugs from the ocean shores of California, Heather ;)

Trisha said...

Merry Christmas, sweet friend! Much love to you across these miles.

Nadine said...

Dear Camille,

What a wonderful Christmas message..thank you for sharing!

A very Merry Christmas to you and your family! :)

Blessings!
~Nadine

PippaDavies said...

Have a wonderful peaceful and blessed Christmas Camille. Enjoy the real gifts:) Blessings Pippa

Becky said...

Dear Camille,

This is beautiful, and it is true. If we celebrate Christmas is because Jesus came to die and then rose on the third day, and today is alive, and is sited at the right hand of God.

Praise His name!

I pray you have a most blessed Christmas.

Grace upon grace, sister.

Cinnamon said...

Enjoy your family!! Have a very Merry Christmas~

See you when you get back.

~Cinnamon

Tami said...

Camille, one of the things I love about you most is that you exhort A LOT. Your blog is next to nothing about you, and all about the LORD. In every post, you point directly to Him and how you can encourage others to look to Him, above all else. You are courageous in asking the most important questions to get your readers to face Truth. And you are so loving with your exhortation that all one can see is the sweetness of Christ in your life. Thank you for being such an encouragement. I ALWAYS breath a breath of fresh air and come away smiling after visiting here.

Love you much!
Tami

Treasures Evermore said...

Wishing you a wonderful and blessed Christmas season.

Connie

Stacie, A Firefighter's Wife said...

Have a wonderful Christmas and enjoy your blogging break.

Lots of love to you and your family!

Stacie

Jenn said...

YES! And Merry Christmas, my friend!

RedeemedbyGrace said...

Dear Camille,

I love stumbling (or being led to)upon beautiful blogs such as yours!

Much blessing,

Liezel

Sharon said...

So Beautiful and true sweet friend!

I pray that if anyone that reads this does not yet know Him that today will be the day for salvation!!!

I pray that you and your family have a most wonderful and blessed CHRISTmas!

Love,
Sharon

Karen said...

Hey Camille.. sorry it has been so long since ive been by,, but we have moved and just been beyond busy.. I pray you and your family had a blessed christmas..
We had my daughter and her family with the 3 grandkids..it was awesome.. but whoooo weee Im worn out..lol..
Well I wanted to swing by and say Hello,, and Happy New Year..
Talk to ya soon

Camille said...

Dear Heather in CA ~ Thank you for your encouraging words! The LORD truly is so Good to us, isn't HE? And yes...HE did ALL of the saving when it comes to our souls....what a blessing it is to belong to HIM! :)

Dear Trisha ~ Thank you SO much my sweet friend! Love to you too! :)

Dear Nadine ~ May the LORD bless you and your family too my friend! :)

Dear Pippa ~ Yes, indeed...the REAL gifts! May the LORD bless you as well! :)

Dear Becky ~ Grace upon Grace...I LOVE that! God is SO Good to us in giving us HIS Son! How blessed we all are! :)

Dear Cinnamon ~ Thank you my friend! It has been such a blessing to take a little break. May the LORD bless you all in your home as well. :)

Dear Tami ~ It really is ALL about HIM, isn't it? You are a sweet, sweet encourager and I thank you for all your kind words and for your friendship. :) May the LORD be the ONE to Whom all praise and glory go! HE alone is worthy. I know you already know that...I am compelled to say it because of my own wicked heart.

Dear Connie ~ May the LORD bless you and your precious family this Christmas and in the coming year as well. :)

Dear Stacie ~ Much love to you too my friend! The LORD bless you all in your home as well. :)

Dear Jenn ~ Thank you so much my sweet friend! May the LORD bless you and your family too. :)

Welcome Liezel ~ It's lovely that you stopped by! Thank you for your sweet and encouraging words...it's always a blessing to meet others who love the LORD! :)

Dear Sharon ~ Yes, indeed my sweet friend! We all need the LORD so much, don't we? Thank you for your friendship and for your prayers. The LORD bless you too! :)

Dear Karen ~ I completely understand my friend! Thank you for stopping in for a visit. And I can imagine you must be worn right out with all that has been going on with you!! How precious that you had those family times together with your lovely grandchildren. :)

Many blessings to you all!

In HIS Love,
Camille

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