TAKE COMFORT

When we surrender our lives to Jesus, we are not guaranteed a life without heartache, pain, or suffering.  In fact, the Bible states that in this world we will have trouble.  We may suffer. We may be persecuted. We will have trials.  Jesus was born into persecution. He suffered and lived through trials and temptations.Continue reading “TAKE COMFORT”

A MAN OF FAITH

“But as he considered these things, behold, an angel of the Lord appeared to him in a dream, saying, “Joseph, son of David, do not fear to take Mary as your wife, for that which is conceived in her is from the Holy Spirit.” Matthew 1:20 Besides Jesus, there is a lot of attention paidContinue reading “A MAN OF FAITH”

THAT’S WHAT CHRISTMAS IS ALL ABOUT, CHARLIE BROWN

“Lights please”… Linus says, setting the stage for his recitation of the words of the heavenly hosts to the shepherds: “And there were in the same country shepherds abiding in the field, keeping watch over their flock by night. And, lo, the angel of the Lord came upon them, and the glory of the LordContinue reading “THAT’S WHAT CHRISTMAS IS ALL ABOUT, CHARLIE BROWN”

MARY PONDERED

“And all who heard it wondered at what the shepherds told them. But Mary treasured up all these things, pondering them in her heart.” Luke 2:18-19 I love this part of the Christmas story.  I imagine the shepherds, having just seen the Newborn King, left in awe and amazement, proclaiming to everyone what had happened. Continue reading “MARY PONDERED”