I was recently reminded that Greek mythology is taught in our public schools but the name of the one true God is only heard as a curse word. How sad. As we’ve just celebrated the birth of Jesus, I’ve also been reminded that many people we brush shoulders with every day have absolutely no comprehension … More Jesus and Hercules
Thank you, Cal Thomas! https://calthomas.com/2020/12/christmas-1991/ Of all the great and small events of 1991, the death of CBS News’ “60 Minutes” co-host Harry Reasoner probably rates near the bottom in the amount of attention afforded it by the public. Yet when a keen observer and a person of talent and grace leaves the planet, we are all … More The Power of Christmas
The greatest humility of all was performed by the King of kings and Lord of lords! … More December 23—The True Attitude of Christmas
I’m sure you recognize those words taken from the most popular Christmas carol world-wide. I won’t bore you with statistics, but the above statement is a fact not just my opinion. As we draw near to this most special night of the year, can we claim these four adjectives and use them to describe our … More silent–holy–calm–bright
It wasn’t until later in life that I learned all the misnomers about the Wise Men. I was a bit crushed when I found out that they didn’t visit the stable but probably came later. I didn’t believe it. How could that be? I mean, every manger scene that I had ever seen included the … More What did the Wise Men know?
There are many Old Testament verses about Jesus’ first and second coming but ten deal specifically with his birth. If there is anything that solidifies my trust and confidence in the Bible it is fulfilled prophecies. Here’s a short list of the above passages which foretold something about Jesus’ birth: Genesis 49:10—Christ would come through … More ‘Tis the Season
“So Jonah was exceeding glad of the gourd.” Jonah 4:6 Christmas lights—a source of great delight and fierce frustration! I’m sure you’ve all experienced the irritation of placing LIT lights on your tree or around the highest point of your house, only to descend the ladder, look up, and see a section that is … More Christmas Lights and Jonah’s Gourd
Every year, I ask the Lord for something insightful–something I may not have seen before about this special time of the year. This year, He gave me several blessings! I came across these words for “The Twelve Days of Christmas.” I’m not certain of their origin, but some claim that, as was so often the … More 12 Days to Celebrate