Some trust in chariots and some in horses, but we trust in the name of the LORD our God. Psalm 20:7
Listen: Isaiah 9
We don’t often think of baby Jesus in the manger as a strong figure. Part of the beauty of Christmas is how God became a vulnerable baby born in a stable and placed in a manger. Yet, this baby is called Mighty God—a name often used to describe God throughout the Bible. God is mighty. He created the heavens and earth with his word. It is who he is.
God is a God who intervenes in history. He rescued Israel with the ten plagues, he parted the Red Sea, and he used Nehemiah to rebuild the walls. God has been active throughout history and remains active today. Christmas is a celebration of God’s most significant intervention by placing himself into the world as a human. God is a mighty, intervening God. The Christmas season shouts that at us, “I love you! I want to save you! I want you! I’m here for you!”
IN YOUR CHAIR TIME TODAY
Today as you invite God into your day, dare to ask him for the one thing only a Mighty God could accomplish. Place your impossible circumstances in his hands. Because life is more than we can handle, we all need a mighty God. As you pray, be reminded of Psalm 20:7, “Some trust in chariots and some in horses, but we trust in the name of the LORD our God.”
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