A child has been born for us, a son given to us. Isaiah 9.6
God so loved the world that he gave his only son. John 3.16
- How do you feel about the “gift-giving” element of Christmas? Do you enjoy choosing gifts for people, or is it stressful or fraught with complications for you?
- Are there people you feel you have to give gifts to, even if you don’t like them, or they you?
- Do you find it easy to receive gifts, or do you tend to say “you shouldn’t have”?
- Jesus is described as God’s gift to us – unearned and undeserved. What do you think of this and what is your response to it?