“O holy night the stars are brightly shiningIt is the night of our dear Savior’s birthLong lay the world in sin and error piningTill He appeared and the soul felt its worthA thrill of hope the weary world rejoicesFor yonder breaks a new glorious morn” – O Holy Night “For the creation waits with eagerContinue reading “A THRILL OF HOPE – December 1”
Category Archives: Christmas Devotionals
ADVENT: Waiting With Anticipation
“I consider that our present sufferings are not worth comparing with the glory that will be revealed in us. For the creation waits in eager expectation for the children of God to be revealed.” Romans 8:18-19 The Christmas season for me as a child was an incredible lesson in learning to wait. First, I hadContinue reading “ADVENT: Waiting With Anticipation”
The Christmas Cardinal
I watched with the eyes and heart of the young child I was as my father picked up a box. It was time to decorate the Christmas tree. It was something we always did the day after Thanksgiving. My father had strung the lights on the tree and wrapped it in shiny silver garland. MyContinue reading “The Christmas Cardinal”
45 Word Writing Prompt: Goodnight
Below is a piece for a Weekend Writing Prompt. It had to be 45 words and use the word “Goodnight”. Thanks to Sammi Cox for posting this challenge. See challenge at https://sammiscribbles.wordpress.com/2022/01/01/weekend-writing-prompt-242-goodnight/ Enjoy! Winter blows its icy fierce breath. The fireplace counters with crackling warm intentions. She pulls the crocheted afghan tighter around her shoulders.Continue reading “45 Word Writing Prompt: Goodnight”
Merry Christmas to my family and friends. May you enjoy the silent and holy night and find that heavenly peace.
JOY TO THE WORLD
Prepare a Place for Him
REJOICING IN REPLY Clouds and thick darkness are all around him; righteousness and justice are the foundation of his throne.Fire goes before him and burns up his adversaries all around.His lightnings light up the world; the earth sees and trembles.The mountains melt like wax before the Lord, before the Lord of all the earth.” PsalmContinue reading
THE CHRIST THORN
Confession: I had never really listened to the song “The Holly and the Ivy” until last year. What a beautiful message it gives!
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”
One of the first Christmas gifts my husband and I received as a married couple was a nativity set. At first, I would put it out every Christmas because it was beautiful and made a nice decoration. However, as my relationship with Christ grew, so did my understanding of the miraculous and incredible story behindContinue reading “THE NATIVITY”