Tis The Reason To Be Holy by Nelson Price

12/8/91
'TIS THE REASON TO BE JOLLY
MARK 1: 1
(PAGE 1461 COME ALIVE BIBLE)
JESUS CHRIST has such love for you that He engaged in the most
daring rescue missions of all times in order to save you. Mr.
Spock's most fearless mission pales in comparison with His
venture.
JESUS CHRIST, as an alien being from Heaven, came to dwell among
us earthlings in order to rescue us from the destructive power
of the most diabolical of tormentors -- Satan.
He might have come in regal pomp,
With the pealing of an Archangel trump --
An angel blast as loud and dread
As that which shall awake the dead ...
He came not thus; no earthquake shock
Shivered the everlasting rock;
No trumpet blast nor thunder peal
Made earth throughout all her regions reel;
And but for the mysterious voicing
Of that unearthly choir rejoicing;
And but for that strange herald gem
The star which burned over Bethlehem,
The shepherds, on His natal morn,
Would not have known the Son of God was born.
On wings of love He came -- to save,
To pluck pale terror from the grave,
And on the blood-stained Calvary
He won for us the victory.
Therefore, let herald angels and earthly voices join to sing
'Tis the reason to be jolly - - -.
JESUS CHRIST's phenomenal involvement in human affairs has so
many different aspects to it that God the Father inspired four
authors to depict His earthly life from four various vantage
points. Let's note His mission as chronicled by Mark.
Mark portrays the SERVANT facet of His life. Whereas, Matthew
who wrote to a Jewish audience gave great details
regarding hi ...


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