I want to pay tribute to wonderful people I have known, the wonderful country in which I live, the communities in which I have lived, the churches who have claimed me as their own, the God who sends shivers down my back when I really give him a portion of my time—well, maybe not shivers but tears flow easily in some of those most priceless times.
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Category Archives: Christmas
Merry Christmas! Ah, Sweet Mystery of Life! According to I Cor. 4:1,2 we are servants and stewards of the mysteries of God. I Tim. 3:16 says that one of those mysteries is that Christ appeared in the flesh. He could … Continue reading
I sat contemplating the Christmas season, wholly lost in thought. How could such a holy season result in so much greed and grief? I hated having to buy presents for those who no longer had time for me. Where had … Continue reading
Just a man like you and me. Jesus, son of man. John 1:14, “The Word became flesh and made his dwelling among us.” That is the incarnation of Christ. The Moody Handbook of Theology by Paul Enns says “Jesus became … Continue reading
I REMEMBER PRETTY GIRLS PORTRAYING ANGELS DRESSED IN WHITE FLOWING ROBES. Does anyone have a church that still portrays the “Christmas Story” as it is presented in Matthew and Luke? I confess that at about sixty years old, I began … Continue reading
WINTER! Such a busy time. “…a beautiful sight, we’re happy tonight, walking in a winter wonderland…” Are you kidding? Who has time for a walk when she is in a constant sprint! All right, I am being unfair. I am … Continue reading
Thank God for the “Christmas” tree. He bore our sins on the tree (1 Peter 2:24) that we might die to sin and live to righteousness. With the words by Dottie Rambo, I point to the Christ who came as … Continue reading
Crystal bells, wreath on door, Crunch of crumbs on the floor; Crazy crowds wanting more, Credit woes, men tremble; Crowns seen, precious symbol. Crude critics complain, but Christ has not come in vain.
BEFORE PUTTING THOSE CHRISTMAS CARDS AWAY! Try this review lesson for a child on the reason for Christmas. Show in John 1:17 that Christ and Jesus is the same person. Then let the child find and circle the “Christ” … Continue reading
JESUS: Who, being in very nature God, did not consider equality with God something to be grasped, but made himself nothing, taking the very nature of a servant, being made in human likeness. And being found in appearance as a … Continue reading