Hanukkah has begun. Do you imagine that this story of God’s provision helped Mary to be willing to trust God for the impossible. She would have been raised on this story from her childhood.
is mind blowing that over 300 prophecies were fulfilled in the coming of Christ. Letâ€™s take some of those prophecies and see how they play out on the personal level.
Our advent journey this week through prophecy and light reminds me of a wonderful allegory written by Max Lucado in his book God Came Near. Light of the Storage Closet is a mythical conversation between three candles in a storage closet. Two of them
We live in a culture that has no concept of this principle. In the midst of technology making it more important to be first rather than factual we often hear of people walking back their words or â€śevolvingâ€ť in their position to fit the la
Day 7 It is amazing how a few strands of light can make the simple appear stunning. Even a barren stretch of the road can be made beautiful when punctuated with the artistry of light. As much as we love to focus on the light let us not forget that fo
Day 6 The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness cannot comprehend it.â€ť John 1:5 KJV I do enjoy the beauty of the lights during the Christmas season. From the exquisite lighting inside our homes which bring comfort and inspiration to the brea
Day 5 During this first week of advent we focus on the prophecy which brings Hope, it shines like the star that lit the way so many centuries ago. As you drive around in the darkness you canâ€™t help but notice the sparkling beauty of the lights of Chr
Day 4 The perfect gift awaits. You are beside yourself with excitement. The look on their face will be priceless. But now you wait. When the fullness of time is come the gift will be given. Is it hard to keep quiet about the contents? Waiting until C
Day 3 I often consider why I look forward to winter. Yes, it is barren. Yes, it is cold. But the most captivating part, aside from the mystery of the changing seasons, is the silence. On a crisp winter day snow silences the world. The flakes may fall
Day 2 I don’t like to overshadow fall and the Thanksgiving season with Christmas creep but as soon as the turkey is put away I am ready to enjoy the sparkle of Christmas. The olive wood nativity is accented in tiny lights. The garland graces th