Sunday, December 7, 2008

"The Christmas Shoes"


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A classic song released in 2000, by the Christian music group called Newsong.

The Christmas Shoes is a story about a young boy who wants to purchase a pair of shoes for his dying mother. He understood the sacrifices his mother has made for him in his short life. The boy was overwhelmed by his mother' to

When faced with not enough money he turns to a man who is standing in line behind the him. The man reaches in his wallet and pays for the shoes. These aren't just ordinary shoes, these are shoes that are a token of the boy's love for all that his mom has done for him.

The boy understood the sacrifices his mother has made for him. She went without so he wouldn't have to.

The stranger who gave sacrificially to the boy understood the importance of family, helping others, and the feelings of sacrifice and love.

Why the shoes? The boy wanted his mom to look beautiful when she meets Jesus in Heaven.

What does Christmas mean to you?

It's about sacrifice - it's about loving God. It's understanding that giving is a greater gift than receiving. God's greatest sacrifice - His greatest gift was sending His Son for you.

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