Category Archive: Christmas

The First Christmas Was Bittersweet…

For many today and for many reasons, the Christmas holiday season is painful, is bittersweet, is NOT the most wonderful time of the year. For many this is a portion of the year… Continue reading

Preparing For Christmas (Part 4)…

Though Christmas was over a month ago, it is never too late to celebrate God becoming human to die in our place!   To continue celebrating Christmas after the egg-nog has run out and… Continue reading

Preparing for Christmas (Part 3)…

Let’s continue to prepare for Christmas by slowly and prayerfully reading through Luke 24:13-47.   Hopefully you are thinking, “Hmm. Why are we reading a Bible passage that occurred right after Jesus was crucified… Continue reading

Preparing for Christmas (Part 2)…

Loved ones, last week we continued preparing for Christmas (please click HERE) by looking at Isaiah chapter 8. We will continue to prepare for Christmas through this post by looking at the last… Continue reading

Preparing for Christmas…

Week 2 of Advent, of preparing for Christmas…God becoming fully human while remaining fully God, not just to visit us, not just to teach us, but to live perfectly in our place and… Continue reading

Some Thoughts On Christmas…

Even for non-Christians (but especially for those raised to attend church regularly), Christmas can become a bit of a routine, a “holy re-run” of a story that we have heard over and over… Continue reading

Christmas Songs That Bring Me Closer to Jesus…

Hello Loved Ones! . Just want to share some specific Christmas songs that have brought me closer to the Savior over the years… . In the days leading up to Christmas, please consider… Continue reading

Preparing for Christmas IV: A Journey Through Malachi (2:10-16)

Malachi 2:10-16 (NIV) Breaking Covenant Through Divorce 10 Do we not all have one Father? Did not one God create us? Why do we profane the covenant of our ancestors by being unfaithful to… Continue reading

Preparing For Christmas III: A Journey Through Malachi (2:1-9)

(please click HERE for Malachi 2:1-9) God focuses on Levitical priests in Malachi 2:1-9. Nevertheless, that passage still has much to say to us who have received Jesus as our Savior because WE… Continue reading

Preparing For Christmas I: A Journey Through Malachi (1:1-5)

Malachi 1:1-5 NIV “A prophecy: The word of the Lord to Israel through Malachi. Israel Doubts God’s Love 2 “I have loved you,” says the Lord. “But you ask, ‘How have you loved… Continue reading