Bible Insights

Linus Reminds Us What Christmas is All About

Of the four biographies of Jesus in the Bible, my favorite is Luke’s. Luke also contains the best-known account of Jesus’ birth, made popular by the Peanut’s character Linus.

Watch Linus explain what Christmas is all about.

This well-known clip is from the 1965 TV special A Charlie Brown Christmas. Debuting over fifty years ago, the show addressed the secularization and commercialization of Christmas.

In the past five decades, the situation has grown much worse.

Let’s reclaim what Christmas is all about, starting with today—whether it’s Christmas or not.

May you and your family celebrate Jesus throughout the year.

[Read through the Bible with us this year. Today’s reading is Luke 1-3, and today’s post is on Luke 2:8-14.]

Read more about the book of Luke in That You May Know: A 40-Day Devotional Exploring the Life of Jesus from the Gospel of Luke, now available in e-book, paperback, and hardcover.

Peter DeHaan writes about biblical Christianity to confront status quo religion and live a life that matters. He seeks a fresh approach to following Jesus through the lens of Scripture, without the baggage of made-up traditions and meaningless practices.

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