The Hope of Christmas

The Hope of Christmas

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There are many Bible verses associated with Christmas. One that does not normally come to mind at this time is: Isaiah 40:31

“But those who hope in the LORD will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint.”

Christmas is a season of hope

At the time of this prophecy, God’s people were in a bad way. They had disobeyed God and been taken into exile by the Babylonians. Eventually, the Babylonian exile ended. However, God’s chosen people continued to live under the rule of other nations. Times were tough.

When the LORD did arrive in Jesus, the Jews were still under foreign rule. At that time, many were surprised when Jesus’s ministry did not include overthrowing the Roman rule.  Jesus had bigger things in mind.  His focus was not on victory over the Romans or some other foreign nation,  but victory over sin and death.

Jesus suffered the ultimate exile when he was separated from the Father on the cross. In doing so, we are freed from the exile of our sin and death.

We celebrate this good news at Christmas. There is great hope and anticipation of Christ’s return. He will come again on the Last Day. Christ will make everything right.

Times are tough today. Still, there is hope in the season of Christmas. Christ came here once already for us. He will return, and that gives us hope no matter what trials we encounter.

Your blessings continue to allow us to serve local and international ministries. For more information on how our abundance helps those in need, please visit these websites:

Reformation Hope Orphanage & School
Hands of Love Orphanage
North Georgia Pregnancy Center
Goshen Valley Boys Ranch

Our Christmas and New Year’s Hours:
Friday, December 23 – Closed
Monday, December 26 – Closed
Tuesday, December 27 – Closed
Friday, December 30 – Close @ 3 PM
Tuesday, January 2 – Closed

Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving from the RDA team!
Happy Thanksgiving from RDA Systems

At this time of Thanksgiving, we pause to count our blessings. The freedom of this great country in which we live. The opportunities to serve others. The friendship and confidence you have shown in us. For all of these things, we are deeply thankful.

 

RDA holiday hours:

Wednesday, Nov 23rd we will close at 3pm
Thursday, Nov 24th closed
Friday, Nov 25th closed

Our best wishes for a Happy Thanksgiving!

The Team at RDA