Gift giving is one of our biggest traditions. Certainly the tradition we spend the most time on as we shop , wrap and put gift tags on them and place the gifts under the tree—Why?
Christmas is God’s gift of His Son to a world he dearly loves. John 3:16 says, “For God so loved the world that he gave His only begotten son, that whosoever believeth on Him shall have everlasting life. That was the first Christmas gift.
The Wrapping….(swaddling cloths)
Luke 2:12 ” And this shall be a sign to you; Ye shall find the babe wrapped in swaddling clothes, lying in a manger.” Swaddling cloths are burial cloths. Symbolic of the fact that Jesus was born to die for us.
The Gift Tag…..
Isaiah 9:6 says, “”For unto YOU a child s born and unto US a son is given.