And suddenly there appeared with the angel a multitude of the heavenly host praising God and saying, "Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace among men with whom He is pleased." Luke 2:14 Songs have been written about peace at Christmastime and … Continue reading Where Is The Peace They Promised?
My soul magnifies the Lord. Luke 1:46 Words of faith do not originate from a vacuum. What spills out during the times when I am stretched to my limit reflects the kind of faith I have cultivated previously. A well known bible teacher said, "Who I am when … Continue reading What Will Come Out Of Your Mouth?
Arise, shine, for your light has come, and the glory of the LORD has risen upon you. Isaiah 60:1 My sister related a quote to me the other day. Ideology is peaceful but history is violent. The darkness of this world, starting with the fall … Continue reading Can I Really Grasp It?
And the angel answered and said to her, "The Holy Spirit will come upon you, and the power of the Most High will overshadow you; and for that reason the holy offspring shall be called the Son of God." Luke 1:35 God's Spirit hovered … Continue reading Hovering Over Me
In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was in the beginning with God. John 1:1 and 2 Do you remember what it was like to wait for a specific Christmas present? The suspense … Continue reading The Unwrapping of a Love Letter
"Remember the law of my servant Moses, the decrees and laws I gave him at Horeb for all Israel." Malachi 4:4 The nation of Israel is about to enter a period when God won't speak for four centuries. Four hundred years from now, Zechariah will … Continue reading When God Doesn’t Answer
But for you who revere my name, the sun of righteousness will rise with healing in its wings. And you will go out and leap like calves released from the stall. Malachi 4:2 Throughout the Old Testament, Christ is referred to as the Sun of … Continue reading Glorious Morning
"Surely the day is coming; it will burn like a furnace. All the arrogant and every evildoer will be stubble, and that day that is coming will set them on fire," says the LORD Almighty. "Not a root or a branch will be left to … Continue reading Really? A Father who Judges?
And you will again see the distinction between the righteous and the wicked, between those who serve God and those who do not. Malachi 3:18 God tells His people that when they are in heaven, they will 'again' see the distinction between righteous and the … Continue reading What’s The Difference
"They will be mine," says the LORD Almighty, "in the day when I make up my treasured possession. I will spare them, just as in compassion a man spares his son who serves him." Malachi 3:17 "It will be a glorious day", God says. From … Continue reading Not Semi-precious Stones, But Jewels!