Month: December 2018

Who Was Missing In Bethlehem?

When Herod the king heard this, he was troubled, and all Jerusalem with him; and assembling all the chief priests and scribes of the people, he inquired of them where the Christ was to be born. They told him, “In Bethlehem of Judea, for so … Continue reading Who Was Missing In Bethlehem?

How Zeal Can Repel

The Word became flesh and dwelt among us and we beheld His glory.  John 1:14 We know that passion can fuel dangerous causes but it can also advance the kingdom of God. Take a look at this recent video in which a group of Christians in … Continue reading How Zeal Can Repel

How Young Did He Know?

And Jesus increased in wisdom and in stature and in favor with God and man.  Luke 2:52 What did Jesus know as a young child? As He matured and as He taught, did He consider the many cultures in the future when choosing illustrations? Did … Continue reading How Young Did He Know?

What’s Your ‘Census’?

"And Joseph went up from Galilee, from Nazareth, to the city of David, in order to register, along with Mary, who was with child.  And it came about that while they were there, the days were completed for her to give birth."  Luke 2: 4-6 … Continue reading What’s Your ‘Census’?

The Precise Language of Jesus

The mouth of the righteous brings forth wisdom, but the perverse tongue will be cut off. The lips of the righteous know what is acceptable, but the mouth of the wicked, what is perverse. Proverbs 10:31-32 Just as I had to learn to talk, Jesus … Continue reading The Precise Language of Jesus

The Relationship Between Panting and Christmas

As the deer pants for streams of water, so my soul pants for you, O God.  Psalm 42:1 If my heart longs for God as the Psalmist’s does, then the coming of Jesus has huge ramifications for me.  Jesus is God and all of my … Continue reading The Relationship Between Panting and Christmas

When Faith Is Fragile

And Mary stayed with Elizabeth about three months, and then returned to her home.  Luke 1:56 When Mary became pregnant by the Spirit of God, she picked up her things and went straight to Elizabeth's house.  When Elizabeth saw her, she knew something momentous had … Continue reading When Faith Is Fragile