Children | Christ | Christmas | Gospel | Illustrations | Incarnation | Light | Salvation | Story

Anne Weirsma, who like many Dutch people, ate tulips because there was no food, recalls how her pastor was arrested just before Christmas of 1944 because he prayed for the Jews and for the Dutch queen. He never came back. He died at Dachau at age thirty-eight. That Christmas Eve, her father read to the family from the gospel of Luke how Jesus as an act of love came to a dark world full of sin and sorrow. She thought of how the holy family was in an occupied country that was cold and lonely, and how they hated the occupiers, yet God decided to shed his light even in a situation like that. At that…

You are not logged in. To access the complete text of this resource, please log-in to your account or enter a  subscription.

How useful was this resource?

Click on a star to rate it!

Average Rating 0

No votes so far! Be the first to rate this post.

We are sorry that this resource was not useful for you!

Help us improve this resource!

Tell us how we can improve this content?

Scroll to Top