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” 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 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”
13 Thankfulness Thoughts for 2013 On this beautiful Thanksgiving morning, I am writing to say to you: “I thank the Lord for you.” We are blessed at the Wilton Baptist Church. The Apostle Paul, led of God, wrote something similar in Ephesians 1:15-19, which says: “Wherefore I also, after I heard of your faith inContinue reading “13 Thankfulness Thoughts for 2013”
Can a Little Be Better Than Much? A little that a righteous man hath is better than the riches of many wicked. Psalm 37:16 A favorite song in churches the world over is “Little is Much.” What a truth is captured by that opening phrase of the chorus: “Little is much when God is inContinue reading “Can a Little Be Better Than Much?”
Lips & Lives that Praise the Lord So will I sing praise unto thy name for ever, that I may daily perform my vows. Psalm 61:8 We hear the phrase “praise the Lord” often as we fellowship among other Christians. It is a good thing to give verbal appreciation to the Lord. To testify withContinue reading “Lips & Lives that Praise the Lord”
Fields & Faith Jeremiah 32:8 So Hanameel mine uncle’s son came to me in the court of the prison according to the word of the LORD, and said unto me, Buy my field, I pray thee, that is in Anathoth, which is in the country of Benjamin: for the right of inheritance is thine, andContinue reading “Fields & Faith”
“Serve the Lord with gladness…” Psalm100:2 The greatest way to live.