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Free Worldwide Delivery: Letter From Santa Vs. God 

Free Worldwide Delivery: Letter From Santa Vs. God, Adobe SparkA letter from Santa keeps the Christmas magic alive!

Scrolling through email, a subject line caught my attention. “Great Christmas Gift Idea: Letters from Santa.” It piqued my interest enough to take a further look.

Instead of our kiddos writing out a wish-list for Santa, then begging us to make sure it arrives at the North Pole before Christmas, Santa sends a personalized letter to our children.

The company’s website, complete with sample ideas and pictures, promises an authentic-looking letter from Santa. It arrives at our front door in an envelope stamped from the North Pole.

So, we send the company whatever information we choose, but they suggest: name, age, relatives, name of best friend, hometown, etc. And a parent can add special achievements, acts of kindness, or good behavior for Santa to mention. I guess a confirmation the child made Santa’s Nice List.

The site assures this gift will keep the magic alive for Christmas.

Yet, this gift idea caused me to reflect. As God’s child, I hope to keep Christmas alive in another way.

Letter Stamped From Heavenly Places

Trying to keep the magic alive for #Christmas? The real Christmas #story is more than magical, it's supernatural. Click To Tweet

You see, the heavenly Father has already sent me an authentic and personalized letter directly from His heart to the door of my heart. And the Lord knows my name, age, relatives, and all my behavior.

Still further, this letter carries the official seal, stamped from heavenly places, inspired by the divine. God’s letter gives directions for behavior, acts of kindness, and the most important achievements on the planet—those done in the name of Jesus Christ.

And the best part? The Bible’s words not only point to a Savior as the miraculous and magical part of the Christmas story, but this holy letter also describes God’s kindness and acts of love toward us.

Free Worldwide Delivery: Letter From Santa Vs. God, Adobe SparkA love so powerful, God gave us the greatest gift ever. We can’t purchase it online and emails won’t entice us to take a further look.

God gave us Christ, His Son.

God’s Christmas Gift

“And she gave birth to her firstborn son and wrapped him in swaddling cloths and laid him in a manger, because there was no room for them in the inn.” (Luke 2:7 ESV)

“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 among those with whom he is pleased.’” (Luke 2:13-14 ESV)

“God has shown His love to us by sending His only Son into the world. God did this so we might have life through Christ. This is love! It is not that we loved God but that He loved us. For God sent His Son to pay for our sins with His own blood.” (1 John 4:9-10 NLV)

Checking the List Twice?

The special achievements of Jesus on the cross and an empty tomb purchased the privilege for us to make God’s list. No, not a naughty or nice list.

But upon accepting God’s letter as truth, believing in His Son as Messiah through the forgiveness of sins, our names are placed in the Lamb’s book of life.

#Santa checks his naughty and nice list twice. But #God has no need to check His list. Once our name is in the Lamb's book of life, it’s there forever! Click To Tweet

Free Worldwide Delivery

The letters-from-Santa company offers free worldwide delivery.

The first #Christmas night brought true love to earth, offering free worldwide delivery to every man, woman, boy, and girl. #blog Click To Tweet

Heaven delivered a child to us. God in the flesh came to save the world.

What will it be this Christmas? “Ho, Ho, Ho!” or “Holy, Holy, Holy!”?

Free Worldwide Delivery: Letter From Santa Vs. God, Adobe SparkDo you know Jesus not only as a babe in the manger but as your personal Lord and Savior?

God sent you a letter and delivered it to the front door of your heart. Find the real magic…the true meaning of Christmas this year by opening and reading God’s letter.

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The winner of Merry Christmas Moments book is Gail Johnson. Congratulations, Gail! I’ll contact you for a mailing address.

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Amen and amen! This letter can be read over and over again and it never gets stale or boring, it’s full of life and hope and love. I especially liked the ESV version of Luke 2:13-14.

“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 among those with whom he is pleased.’” (Luke 2:13-14 ESV) (…and on earth Peace…. among those with whom HE IS PLEASED!!!)

Awesome just Awesome!!!! And the thing is even as Adults we are still His little kids…:)

Karen says:

Yes, Marla, we are God’s children. Oh, the magic and supernatural wonder of the CHRISTmas story. We’re just in awe of Jesus himself. May He be “pleased” with us! Always! Thanks for commenting sweet friend. Merry Christmas!

Becky Smith says:

Love, love, Love this!! Even the tweets are so good that I couldn’t help but share all of them!!

Karen says:

Thanks so much, Becky! You’re a blessing. Grateful for your encouragement and for God’s love letter offering the greatest gift on the planet. Merry Christmas!

Rob Moore says:

So relevant, timely, and helpful as usual. I want everyone to know the love, peace, and joy found in Jesus, over and above the clamor and buzz of a commercialized Christmas. Prayers for all those struggling with afflictions of various kinds this Christmas, especially of the heart and soul.

Larry Johnson says:

We need to be careful around Christmas not to allow our focus to be distracted from the real reason for Christmas – Christ. So often we tend to put so much emphasis on Santa (which is an anagram of Satan) that we lose sight of Jesus. We take our kids to see Santa, tell them that if they’re not good Santa won’t bring them anything, we give them gifts from Santa, and much more. How much do we really bring Jesus Christ into the equation / season. Maybe we can treat ‘Santa’ as a spirit (lowercase letters) of giving and good cheer, but let’s emphasize Christ and de-emphasize Satan – uhhhh Santa, that is.

Karen says:

Thanks for reading and commenting, Larry. Yes, as a believer I strive to put Santa in his rightful place of fun and imagination but to remember Christmas begins with Christ, CHRISTmas. The first Christmas night brought true love to earth, offering free worldwide delivery to every man, woman, boy, and girl. Heaven delivered a child to us. God in the flesh came to save the world. And Jesus is who we celebrate and fall down and worship! Merry Christmas!

KellyRBaker says:

This is so neat, Karen! I love how you took the commercial aspect and brought truth!

Karen says:

Thank you, Kelly. I celebrate the greatest gift ever given, Jesus! Hallelujah! Merry Christmas!

Maree Dee says:

Yes, this was such a fantastic and fun post. Thank you. God did give us the most incredible gift ever.

Karen says:

Maree, thank you! Yes, God’s Christmas gift: “God has shown His love to us by sending His only Son into the world. God did this so we might have life through Christ. This is love! It is not that we loved God but that He loved us. For God sent His Son to pay for our sins with His own blood.” (1 John 4:9-10 NLV) Merry Christmas to you and your family!

Love This!!! What a wonderful way to keep Christ in Christmas! Jesus is the best letter ever written!

Karen says:

Thanks, Alyssa. To keep the Christmas magic alive, we read God’s letter to us about the real and supernatural message of CHRISTmas. Glory to God in the highest! Merry Christmas!

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