By PASTOR ROD LaFEE
What would cause nations to stop a war and celebrate this particular day of the year? This story in not uncommon in wars. The Civil War we read of incidents where this also happened. Now days with the ability to fight from afar with soldiers, in many cases just pushing a button to effect people miles away, this type of incident is never heard of.
There is only one incident in all of history that has such a pronounced effect upon the world. That incident is the birth of Jesus Christ. He brought a message of peace and love your neighbor as yourself. He brought us hope and a way of escape from the sins of this world. Ephesians 2:14 says “For He Himself is our peace, who has made both one, and has broken down the middle wall of separation.” That is what had happened on that Christmas Day in 1914. This year as we get ready for the new year, make this the year we tear down that wall between our neighbor or family member. Happy New Year and may God bless you.