Month: December 2017

Baby Language and Prayer

Undoubtedly there are all sorts of languages in the world, yet none of them is without meaning. I Cor. 14:10 Christmas is the one time of year most people concentrate on a baby.  We think of Mary and then recall our own experiences of holding … Continue reading Baby Language and Prayer

Manger Preparation

In repentance and rest is your salvation, in quietness and trust is your strength.  Isaiah 30:15 I was thinking this morning about the power of repentance.  Without repentance, my heart is dull and unreceptive to Jesus.   Repentance has become a 'turn-off' for many because society associates it with … Continue reading Manger Preparation

It’s A Love Story

For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in Him should not perish but have everlasting life.  John 3:16 The Gospel is the grandest love story of all time.  And who doesn't love a love story?How much … Continue reading It’s A Love Story

A New Disclosure of the Face of God

There is none like you, O LORD; you are great, and your name is great in might. Jeremiah 10:6 Until the birth of Jesus, people only knew God in part. Jesus’ arrival, however, gave new disclosure of His Father. New names, names only hinted of … Continue reading A New Disclosure of the Face of God

Spiritual DNA

…being made in human likeness.  Philippians 2:7 When children are born, parents quickly look for familiar features.  “She has my eyes!  Look, her mouth curves just like Grandpa’s.”  Children are made in the likeness of those whose love created them.  It doesn’t take too many … Continue reading Spiritual DNA

Believing A Heaven-Kind of Story

Therefore the Lord himself will give you a sign: The virgin will be with child and will give birth to a son, and will call him Immanuel.  Isaiah 7:14 God is so gracious to give us clues that He is still accomplishing His purposes in … Continue reading Believing A Heaven-Kind of Story

Righteousness and Mercy

Joseph, her husband, was a righteous man.  Matthew 1:19 When Judah found out that his daughter-in-law, Tamar, had played the part of a harlot, he sentenced her to be burned.  When Joseph discovered that his fiancée, Mary, was pregnant, he reached out to her in … Continue reading Righteousness and Mercy