As you read the Bible, you will see that when Jesus comes, and we hope very soon that the place will be in Jerusalem. But why Jerusalem? Look to (II Samuel 7:12-14 FF) Your days, however shall be completed, and you shall sleep with your fathers, but I will raise an heir after you who shall come from your loins, and I will fix him in your kingship.
God has set forth before his people what is required of them in their relationship to Him and their fellow man. The choice is simple: covetousness, greed, and lust is the foundation of evil desires and peace, contentment, and gladness is the foundation for freedom from strife.
The focus here is to unite the family and provide the reason to celebrate the Christmas holidays—the birth of our Lord Jesus Christ. Let us give thanks for the food that he has given us, the family united, the warmth of the house, the joy of knowing that you have the gift of eternal life, your sins are forgiven…
As I held him, rocking on the porch and looking out at our pond, his eyes were as big as “the moon in Jupiter” looking about and noticing the leaves dropping, birds singing and flying, a lizard crawling about on the flowers, touching the bench we were sitting in, and gazing at me with a big, beautiful smile.
God knew well in advance that as our earth became more populated that each of us need a day for rest from laboring for our bodies and our mind. God did not stop there as he said that animals need their rest from laboring six days and that our lands that we cultivate need rest both on the seventh day and seventh year.