Nobody wakes up one morning and says “I think I’ll climb Mount Everest today!” Such a monumental climb takes months, if not years, to prepare for. And not only will you need preparation, you will need gear, lots of gear.

You will need boots, lots of boots! You will need socks, lots of socks! You will need gloves, lots of gloves! You will need clothes, lots of clothes! In other words, you don’t just wake up one day and say, I think I’ll climb Mount Everest. The truth is nothing in life worth achieving happens without incredible preparation.

Hundreds of years before Christ was ever born, the Prophet Isaiah prepared the hearts of Israel for the coming Messiah by saying, “ For to us a child is born, to us a son is given, and the government will be on His shoulders.
And He will be called
Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.” Isaiah 9:6

So as you make all your Christmas preparations this December, prepare to focus on Christ. After all, knowing Him will always be your spiritual Mount Everest.

Take care and have a Merry Christmas!

John Mark Caton
SENIOR PASTOR
office: 972.359.7777 x1021
pastor@cottonwoodcreek.org