Except for late-arriving presents, the wrapping paper is gone, the anticipation of “what’s under the tree” is gone, and for some the post-Christmas blues begin to set in. Some things don’t last (James 1:11), but some things do. Forever. What are those things??
John 1:29, 36 Manger scenes almost always include sheep and shepherds. We do know that angels brought shepherds news of the birth of Jesus. We know lambs were sacrificed every year at Passover for about 1500 years before the birth of Jesus. And yet, the most important lamb in the entire manger scene is the […]
John 8:58 When each of my three children were born, I wondered what their personalities would be like. I wondered what they would enjoy in life (sadly, a couple of them enjoy country music!). I wondered what they would do, what they would become, who they would follow (Jesus or someone else?). Who would they […]
Little Baby Jesus? John 1:1-18 Christmas lights. Christmas trees. Presents. Family. Santa. Food. Movies and TV specials. Crazy mall parking lots. All part of the Christmas season in America. For many, it is a joyous time; for others it is a hard time, sometimes because the season reminds them of loved ones no longer here, […]