Everybody
loves Christmas. 

During this time of the year, we stream Love Actually on Netflix, play Leona Lewis’ One More Sleep on repeat, look at the peaceful nativity scene and go, “Aww, that’s nice!”

Many people see Christmas as a chance to take a break, feel sentimental for a couple of weeks, and then get back on the same hamster wheel of life.

There’s absolutely nothing wrong with that. However, if we reduce Christmas to just sentimental feelings, we also lose a tremendous opportunity to transform ourselves for the new year.

As a
recap, we’re in a midst of a series where we try to extract some practical advice
from the Bible. Even if you’re not Christian, the Bible – as one of the oldest
collections of wisdom – can offer you some concrete, practical wisdom to live
in the world today.

In today’s post, I want …