Archive for February 21st, 2015

Room for Christ

Our study this week is “Celebrating through Rest” and this quote from Billy Graham seemed very pertinent to the study, for our busyness can be a great distraction:

“One response was given by the innkeeper when Mary and Joseph wanted to find a room where the Child could be born. The innkeeper was not hostile; he was not opposed to them, but his inn was crowded; his hands were full; his mind was preoccupied. This is the answer that millions are giving today. Like a Bethlehem innkeeper, they cannot find room for Christ. All the accommodations in their hearts are already taken up by other crowding interests. Their response is not atheism. It is not defiance. It is preoccupation and the feeling of being able to get on reasonably well without Christianity.”   Billy Graham

What can we do to encourage those close to us to take time to make room for their loving and faithful God amid the busyness of their lives?

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