Christmas trees

The Christmas story so well known and for some rather worn than new, once was the story no one could believe, was it not for those who testified to it.

Never before was there such a radical story told than when the Jews announced that the light of God came to be man in flesh to live and teach and make the Father known. He made the blind see, the lame walk and the dead alive.

The Greeks taught their followers that the world can be known and understood through thinking and ratio and they started to found schools and universities.

The Romans conquered the world by might and structured order, they made laws and built streets. The Jews taught about a God who creates and leads, who’s wisdom is supreme, who's judgment is inevitable and who can be known through His word and his prophets.

There was a man named Saul, who by right of birth was a Roman citizen, by his mother a Jew and was taught to become one of the elite of his society. His teacher was Greek and he understood the principles of the Greek knowledge and reason, the Roman law and glory and the Jewish proclamation of God.

He came to this inclusive conclusion with his reasoning when he wrote as a believer to the people of Corinth:

Christmas in Salzburg

For God, who said,
"Let light shine out of darkness,"
made his light shine in our hearts
to give us the light of the knowledge of God's glory
displayed in the face of

Jesus Christ.