Who has believed what he has heard from us?
And to whom has the arm of the Lord been revealed?
In the NIV it says, "Who has believed our message?" And that is the question when it draws close to Christmas. There is a message. There is a meaning.
It is more than "the spirit of Christmas" or "It's all about giving not getting." Those things fall so far short of the message, and if you go down that road, you have missed the true message.
I am hoping that Isaiah 53 will help me to remember the message.