What “things” did Mary treasure up and ponder?
I. Not material possessions. Matthew 2:1-12
II. The Gospel. Luke 2:10
III. Great joy. Luke 2:10
IV. People. Luke 2:10
V. Family heritage. Luke 2:11
VI. The Savior. Luke 2:11
VII. The Messiah. Luke 2:11
VIII. The Lord. Luke 2:11
IX. Heavenly worship of God. Luke 2:13,14
X. Peace on earth. Luke 2:14
Treasuring Christmas in your heart …
~ involves serious, thoroughly accurate, enduring thinking centered on the person of Jesus.
~ must involve a daily pattern of preaching the Gospel to yourself.
“Religious sentiment, even at Christmastime, without the living Christ is a yellow brick road to darkness.” -Kent Hughes