The birth of Jesus or the commonly celebrated ‘Feast of Christmas’, is fundamentally a message and a commemoration of ‘Hope’. Originating in a context of a longing expectation by the ‘poor’ who, crushed and trampled under life burdens of political, economic, social and religious freedom, are looking for deliverance from their plight of sin, suffering and slavery through the advent, of the ‘Promised Messiah’. This concept of ‘hope’ reigns supreme and primary throughout history......
Statement from the National Christian Council of Sri Lanka.
Source : Official website of the National Christian Council of Sri Lanka (NCCSL)