For the Coming 2023 New Year
“As the waves of time wash over the old year, let them reveal more than a date change. Let them give us hope God will grant us a better, brighter year to be blessed and be a blessing to others.”
Merry Christmas: Kurt Russell Style
Christmas is God Getting Personal
“Christmas is God Getting Personal”
John 1:14 says, “The Word became human and made his home among us. He was full of unfailing love and faithfulness.”
He lived among us. He donned the costliest of robes, a human body. He became a friend of the sinner and a brother of the poor. He touched their sores and felt their tears and paid for their mistakes. And to all of us frightened ones, He shared the same message: “Let not your heart be troubled; you believe in God, believe also in Me…I will come again and receive you to Myself” (John 14:1).
And how do we respond? Some pretend He doesn’t exist. Others hear Him, but don’t believe Him. Still others say Jesus is not relevant to our modern world. A few maintain He’s done nothing to make the world a better place.
But then, a few decide do decide to trust Jesus. And when He calls your name, be ready. Look up. He will reach down and make your heart His manger, through His indwelling Holy Spirit, and make your future home His glorious heaven.
Christmas is not an add-on, self-improvement religion. Christmas is God becoming flesh, our flesh, getting personal, getting so personal He is calling us by our individual names……
The Three Wise Women
Hope Pierced the Darkness……Even Today
The Weight of the Holiday Season
Take Time Enjoy the Season!
Is it even possible? To enjoy this season in the frantic rat race of shopping, decorations, parties, Christmas cards. The holiday clock started clicking and is now headed toward December 25. Where are you now? Are you experiencing the JOY of the season? Has the heavy burdens, anxieties and stress of the holiday season weighed upon you? Take time to decompress, to reconnect spiritually to the reason we are even CELEBRATING…..the Birthday of the King, our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Stay tuned for more encouragement for the Advent Season right here!