Sunday, December 25, 2016

Morning by Morning, December 25 - It's Time to Get Up, It's Christmas Morn!
Good morning, Lord Jesus. Today we celebrate the birth of our Savior and every day I celebrate my new birth in You (John 3:3).  ...
In flurries of joy
And presents galore
Soon all the wrappings will cover the floor
It's time to get up
It's Christmas morn!
Children tremble with delight
Their spirits and hearts will soon take flight
This is the day they've yearned and longed for
It's time to get up
It's Christmas morn!
But the angel atop the Christmas tree
The sparkling lights for all to see
Remind us of the One whose life was born
It's time to get up
It's Christmas morn!
Eternal God, yet fully man
You humbled Yourself in Your eternal plan
May You be found in every heart and at the heart of Christmas Day
It's time to get up
It's Christmas morn!
Thank You, Lord Jesus - One with the Father and One with the Holy Spirit - You've humbled Yourself in the likeness of human flesh and blood to be our Savior and show us the way that leads to a life filled with the peace and joy that only a life in Christ can bring (Philippians 2:5-11; Romans 14:17; John 15:11). "You show me the path of life. In Your Presence there is fullness of joy!" (Psalm 16:11)
"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" (Isaiah 9:6 NKJV).
Merry Christmas, Lord Jesus. In Jesus' name I pray. Amen.
Be encouraged today! In the Love of Jesus, Tommy Hays

May you be filled with the peace and joy that only a life in Christ can bring, in Jesus' name!  Please pray the same for me. It's time to get up, it's Christmas morn! God bless you, my friend! 

Merry Christmas and God Bless You, my friend!
Thank You for joining with me this year
 in our daily journey of prayer!

Start off 2017 with me in seeking to begin my day centered in Jesus!
Friends, I'm excited that we just published my new book Morning by Morning, Second Edition that is now available through Amazon and Kindle. It's a 365 Day Devotional with a selection of many of my favorite devotionals from the last several years of my prayer journey. Thank you for joining with me on this journey! And I pray these simple morning prayers are a great blessing and encouragement to you to start your day embraced by the love of our Father, centered in Jesus Christ, and filled with the Holy Spirit. God bless you and Merry Christmas!


Tommy Hays | Messiah Ministries
Healing from the Inside Out
Pastoral Director | Rapha God Ministries
4 Dominion Drive, Building 1
San Antonio, Texas 78257

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