“Therefore the Lord Himself will give you a sign: Behold, the Virgin shall conceive and bear a Son, and shall call His name Immanuel.” (Isaiah-7:14)
Man was disconnected from God due to Sin, but the perpetual love and grace of God sent Jesus Christ into this world for Our Salvation. God in His will before the foundation of the world to adopt us as son’s and daughter’s through Jesus Christ.Jesus humbled Himself to come in the likeness of men, born of Virgin Mary.
“For unto us a Child is born, unto us a Son is given and the government will be upon His shoulder. And His name will be called Wonderful, Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.” (Isa-9:6)
This is a great time of celebration because when Jesus was born, the angels & shepherds, wise men worshiped; so every year on December 25th the birth of Jesus for our salvation is meditated and celebrated as Christmas Festival jubilantly.
“ And behold, an angel of the Lord stood before them, and the glory of the Lord shone around them, and they were greatly afraid. Then the angel said to them, “Do not be afraid, for behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy which will be to all people. For there is born to you this day in the city of David a Savior, who is Christ the Lord. And this will be the sign to you: You will find a Babe wrapped in swaddling clothes, lying in a manger.And suddenly there was with the angel a multitude of the heavenly host praising God and saying: “Glory to God in the highest, And on earth peace, goodwill toward men!” (Luke-2:9-14)
When Christ was born the Shepherds and the angels from heaven came down and worshipped. Lakhs of people come from different districts and states for the celebration. The Church is embellished gorgeously with color lights, Santa house and many more. People sing, dance and rejoice in the Presence of God. We come as a procession from the High Way with musical bands, cymbals with dancing and with elevated Spirit. The Praise and Worship is marvelous and the message, mission, passion of the Cross and resurrection of Christ is instiled to enkindle in them the Power of Love and Power of the Holy Spirit to proclaim birth, death and glory of Jesus Christ. In the night we gather for the Cultural programmes. On 24th Midnight Candle Night Service also will be celebrated with Solemnity. All the people hold burning candles and sing “Silent Night Song’.
“When they saw the star, they rejoiced with exceedingly great joy.” “When they had come into the house, they saw the young Child with Mary His mother, and fell down and worshipped Him. And when they had opened their treasures, they presented gifts to Him: gold, frankincense, and myrrh.” (Mat-2:10-11) A Short message of Christmas festival on occasion of the birth of Jesus, offerings, Prayer and finally dispersal with the benediction. Lakhs of multitudes come to participate and celebrate. Santa Claus arrival at the end of Prayer to amuse the crowds and distribute toffee’s.
Dr.S.Paulson Raj Pronounces Special blessings of God on the populous gathering.