Let Him In


I remember as a child, whenever I heard the story of Christ's birth, feeling broken-hearted that Mary and Joseph could not find a place to stay. As I thought about them being turned away, I said to myself, “I would have let Him in!” 

As an adult, I have reflected on this many times. I cannot change the fact that I was not there at His birth, but I do get to decide each day whether to let Him in or not. Christ has said, “Behold, I stand at the door, and knock: if any man hear my voice, and open the door, I will come in to him.” (Revelation 3:20) Yet how many times am I too busy to let Him in to my life? How often do I get distracted or and forget I am a child of God? Neal A Maxwell said, “Each of us is an innkeeper who decides if there is room for Jesus.” I hope this song will serve as a reminder to let Him in to our lives and to our hearts.

Will I listen to His voice?

Each day, I have the choice

I will let Him in

I will make room for Him to abide

I’ll ask Him to stay

I know He’s here right by my side

I’ll let Him in...

I choose to let Him in. 

May your Christmas season and each day afterward be filled with the peace and love the Savior brings!

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