During Advent, Jesus is the Promise of the Father.
During Christmas, He is the Gift of the Father. He is all the fullness of God embodied in a human infant.
During Epiphany, Jesus is the Light of the Father, drawing all people to Himself.
During Lent, He is the Father’s Servant, leading us on the path of obedience and trust.
During Holy Week, Jesus is the Love of the Father, humbly submitting to death on the cross.
During Easter, He is the Life of the Father, overcoming death and sin forever.
On Ascension Day, Jesus is at the Father’s right hand, reigning as Sovereign Lord and King.
On Pentecost, He pours out the Promise of the Father, baptizing every believer in the Holy Spirit of God.
On Trinity Sunday, Jesus ushers us into the full unity, love, and fellowship of the Father, Son, and Spirit.
During Ordinary Time, Jesus helps us order our lives by His teaching and example. He gives us His Spirit as a down-payment while we eagerly await His promised Advent.
On All Saints Day, Jesus unites us with all God’s children of all nations and all ages.
On Christ the King Sunday, we rise up together and crown Jesus King of Kings and Lord of Lords.
Brothers and sisters, let’s constantly celebrate all God has done for us in Jesus Christ! Let’s make this a Christ-centered year.
*article originally released on November 9, 2014*