1 Timothy 1:15, Christ Jesus Came into the World

There is, perhaps, no more succinct statement of the Christmas story: “Christ Jesus came into the world.” The version of Christmas popular in our culture and celebrated by the faithful and faithless alike is satisfied with that statement. To many, this event is all about the birth of a baby. But that is only the beginning of the story. Paul completes the story with the words, “to save sinners.