I pray you have a blessed Christmas. We like to enjoy the time with family and friends, exchanging gifts, too many Christmas cookies and the list goes on. I hope you take the time to stop and remember Jesus and the true reason for Christmas. We typically spend the month of December thinking about Christmas [...]
I am continuing my Christmas series with verses in the Bible about when Jesus came to earth to be born as a baby. He came for the sole purpose of dying on the cross for our sins. God is so good.
As I mentioned last week, Jesus came to earth to be born as a baby and grow up to die for our sins. Matthew 1:21 is another reminder of why we celebrate Christmas. God is so good. If you do not understand what I am saying about Christmas, please ask me. I would be happy [...]
I was given this lamb ornament when I was a child. I have often thought of this as visual for Jesus being the Lamb of God. In Old Testament law, a perfect lamb had to be sacrificed for forgiveness of sin. Jesus was born as a baby (the reason we celebrate Christmas) in order to [...]
I enjoy many things about Christmas: the decorations, music, family get-togethers. Christmas can produce many wonderful memories. However, none of those special times mean much without Jesus Christ being the center of our lives. Christ is worthy of that central position. He bought us with a price (1 Corinthians 6:20; 7:23). Too often we rebel [...]
I was blessed to spend Christmas with my parents again this year - and both of my brothers. I enjoy when I get quality time with those I love. One special memory from this Christmas was the bonfire my dad started for me. I had gone outside to help him burn some cardboard. When we [...]
May Christ be the center of your Christmas. May you have joy as you celebrate His birth.