Category Archives: Christmas

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, JESUS

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

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DO FOR THESE LITTLE ONES

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

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THE WORD BECAME FLESH

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

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TELL ME THE STORY OF JESUS

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

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LEAVING IT TO “THE KIDS”

 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

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O CHRISTMAS TREE

 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

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AWAITING CHRISTMAS

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.

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CHRISTMAS CARD ACTIVITY

  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

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NO GREATER GIFT

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

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WHY CHRISTMAS?

Two reasons: First, Christians around the world celebrate the Christmas season because “it is the birthday of Jesus.”  Therefore, JESUS is OUR reason for the season. Second, Jesus chose to come as a babe to fulfill a mission to redeem … Continue reading

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