Following Jesus in A New Year

Following Jesus in A New Year And he said to them all, If any man will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross daily, and follow me. Luke 9:23   Peter has just declared that Jesus was “The Christ of God.”  Jesus tells them to “tell no man” and thatContinue reading “Following Jesus in A New Year”

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Gift Giving

Gift Giving And when they were come into the house, they saw the young child with Mary his mother, and fell down, and worshipped him: and when they had opened their treasures, they presented unto him gifts; gold, and frankincense, and myrrh.  Matthew 2:11 Gift giving has gone on at Christmastime for a long time. Continue reading “Gift Giving”

“Unto Us”

“Unto Us” For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given: and the government shall be upon his shoulder: and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counsellor, The mighty God, The everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace.  Isaiah 6:9 What a beautiful truth to consider during this Christmas season.  Jesus cameContinue reading ““Unto Us””

Away With the Manger

Away With the Manger And she brought forth her firstborn son, and wrapped him in swaddling clothes, and laid him in a manger; because there was no room for them in the inn.  Luke 2:7 What a humble birthplace for the King of glory to enter into humanity and to be born into this sin-sick world! Continue reading “Away With the Manger”