We all desire a Christmas that is full of love. While the ways that we show love to each other, especially in families, are certainly important, God’s love is so much more than a sentimental, warm, or fickle kind of love. That’s why the heart of Christmas is God’s redeeming love—God’s rescue plan for a humanity alienated from him despite all claims of reform, goodness, or morality. The human condition of sin separates us from God, and only his action could have solved that problem. The life, death, and resurrection of his Son has solved the problem. By trusting what Jesus has done for us, heaven awaits us and we live life this side of heaven in loyal thanks for rescue.