Posts tagged with: Christmas

Glory to God

Glory to God in the highest! When the stars shimmer and the aurora lights dance and we breathe, “Glory!” it is a small glimpse of Your Glory. When the waves roar and the wind blows, we yell to You, “Glory!”...

O come, O Come Emmanuel

O Come, O Come Emmanuel Emmanuel. God. With. Us. Thank You Lord for the truth of this. No other god comes to us because of love for us. And You, Lord, will be with us. We have the promise of...

Merry Christmas!

The day of celebration has arrived, a day for which we’ve been waiting and anticipating! As we’ve walked through the Christmas Devotional, Finding the Holy in the Holiday, we’ve seen glimpses of the people God has used, prophecies that foretold...

A Christmas Prayer

All is well. Because of Your love All can be well, all will be well, and all is well Lord help us hold to that as the rush and roar of this world spools up. Help us cling to the...

When Waiting Becomes Overwhelming

I am a sucker for Christmas decorations. I like to leave them up as long as is reasonably possible. A couple of years I stretched that to the limit. Once, I left a garland on top of our china cabinet...

Promise 4: We Are God’s People

Christmas is not over on December 26. The truth is that the work of Christmas really begins on December 26....

Promise 3: All nations will be blessed

Gifts are often received with eager anticipation and outstretched hands. This marvelous gift of Jesus often goes overlooked. Not necessarily by a conscience choice but, more of an afterthought of what is actually understood about our Savior....

Promise 2: He will forgive our sins

This Christmas, as you see the baby in the manger and little lambs attending him, remember the reason why he came to Bethlehem. He came to be an atonement for you and me...

We’re Not Missing Anything

I’ve seen the pictures of troops on the front lines during the holidays. I’ve seen pictures of them in chow halls and outposts and pictures of their families with empty chairs and “flat soldiers” in their place. I know the...

What A Magnificent Announcement!

Why is the birth of Jesus good news? Consider the verses of Matthew 1:18-24, “Now the birth of Jesus Christ took place in this way. When his mother Mary had been betrothed to Joseph, before they came together she was...