1. IT’S NOT ABOUT THE DATE, IT’S ABOUT THE SPIRIT!! “When they saw the star, they rejoiced with exceedingly great joy.” Matthew 2:10 NKJV “And when they had come into the house, they saw the young Child with Mary His mother, and fell down and worshiped Him.” Matthew 2:11 NKJV 2. YOU CAN’T SPELL CHRISTMAS WITHOUT CHRIST AND COMMUNION!! “but the angel reassured them. ‘Don’t be afraid!’ he said. ‘I bring you good news that will bring great joy to all people. The Savior—yes, the Messiah, the Lord—has been born today in Bethlehem, the city of David!” Luke 2:10-11 NLT “...This is my body, which is given for you. Do this in remembrance of me.” Luke 22:19 NLT 3. IT’S OUR YEARLY REMINDER THAT WE NEED A SAVIOR!! “Now when they had departed, behold, an angel of the Lord appeared to Joseph in a dream, saying, “Arise, take the young Child and His mother, flee to Egypt, and stay there until I bring you word;” Matthew 2:13 NKJV VICTORY GROUP QUESTIONS: Do you and your family celebrate Christmas on the Eve or on the Day?? Why?? Share one of your favorite Christmas traditions that you and your family partake in. What is one Christmas memory of your childhood that you will never forget?? Share. What is one thing you took away from this message and how will you apply it to your life??