Sin is the Reason for the Season

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Rev. Donnie Compton

Rev. Donnie Compton

By Rev. Donnie Compton, Columnist

We always hear that “Jesus is the reason for the season” and this is true, but there would have been no reason for Jesus to come had it not been for the sin of Adam when he disobeyed God in the Garden. In the book of Romans God tells us that “wherefore as by one man sin entered into the world, and death by sin; and so death passed upon all men, for that all have sinned.

ALL means ALL! We have all sinned and come short of the glory of God. So we all needed a Saviour! Christmas is a wonderful time of the year. Families get together to celebrate the birth of Jesus and exchange gifts in remembrance of the greatest gift ever given.

Nativity scenes are seen in front yards and even some town squares reminding us of the virgin birth of Jesus. Trees are decorated and remind us of the cross that Jesus died on to pay for our sin.

The lights on the tree represents the risen saviour who is the light of the world. Yes, Jesus did it all, He came to show us the way. In the Book of John, Jesus said ” let not your heart be troubled; you believe in God, believe also in me. Why not make this the best Christmas of your life and receive the greatest gift ever!

Exchange gifts with Jesus, give Him your sinful heart and he will give you a new heart. All he has ever wanted was you. We at Centennial wish you a very merry Christmas and a blessed new year! * More Centennial Baptist Info… Looking for a place to Worship? We are a body of believer’s Proclaiming God’s Grace and Cultivating God’s People.

Looking for answers? You will find them at CBC in the message of the Gospel. Listen to Podcasts online, go to Join us each week for Sunday School at 9:15am, Morning Worship at 10:30am and Evening Worship at 6:00pm. We have excellent Nursery and Preschool care available and exciting Kid’s Worship services. For more information, please visit our website at:, or contact us by calling 706-557-2120. We are located in Rutledge at the corner of Brownwood & Centennial Roads. Our address is: Centennial Baptist Church, 5321 Brownwood Road, Rutledge, GA, 30663.

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