Are you on Santa’s “Naughty” list or his “Nice” list?
Sometimes it’s hard to know, isn’t it?
You shovelled the snow off your elderly neighbour’s walkway, so that counts as nice.
But on the other hand, you greedily ate half a pan of freshly baked brownies before sharing them with your family. Not so nice.
You made up for that by running errands for a sick friend, and volunteering to work late at the office to help finish a project. Definitely heading well into “nice” territory!
But then you lost your temper at your spouse, fibbed to get out of visiting your mother-in-law, and illegally parked your car in a disabled space while you dashed into the store to buy milk. Uh-oh! Looks like you’re squarely back on the naughty list.
With Santa, it’s hard to know where you stand on the naughty/nice spectrum.
That’s why it’s good to know that, if you’re a believer in Jesus, there’s only one list: