Tag Archives: Christmas

Jesus meets every need

One of the cool things that I like about Christmas is the general beauty of the story. The beauty of a baby. The beauty of the star. It is that picture of Mary, Joseph, and Jesus welcoming the shepherds underneath … Continue reading

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Keeper of Promises

As we come upon the Christmas season, we look back at God’s declarations about Jesus.  We talk about Mary and Joseph, the Wise Men, and even John the Baptist’s parents.  However, God’s promise of Jesus wasn’t a new thing.  Yes, … Continue reading

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God’s Love Shown

How do we know people love us?  Sometimes we know because they tell us.  However, most often we know that people love us because of what they do.  These actions are pictures of love. One of the great surprises we … Continue reading

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The Heart of Christmas

My daughter has been reminding me much these last few weeks of the true meaning of Christmas.  She is working hard not to forget it.  So, here goes… The true meaning of Christmas… Luke 1: 26 Now in the sixth … Continue reading

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Christmas Shadows

I was thinking last week about the dark things that we sometimes miss seeing when we talk about the first Christmas.  We overlook that Joseph was about to abandon Mary.  We tend to not talk about the babies that were … Continue reading

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Behind the Scenes

Our scriptures last Sunday focused on the many ways that God had planned the coming of Jesus – and brought those plans to pass.  Have you ever thought about how much God was working behind the scenes to get things … Continue reading

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Preparing for Christmas – A Struggle of Faith

Sometimes we forget how much of struggle Christmas was for the first people who experienced it.  I think of the struggle of Mary and Joseph as they made their way to Bethlehem.  I think of the struggles of everyone who … Continue reading

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Why Jesus Came

On Sunday we began a new series on the things that we forget about Christmas.  What profound meaning Christmas has!  The reality that the lights, presents, family get-togethers, and other trappings are just trappings is easy to mess up.  It … Continue reading

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