Agape. This is a Greek word usually associated with God’s love for man. This word describes charity, unconditional love at its fullest, a love which offers sacrificing for the good of another person, a full and pure form of love. Yes, it certainly defines God’s love for us as His children, but for the purposeContinue reading “AGAPE – A Lesson from Ruth”
Lord God, as I think about the year ahead I do have hope, but I admit I have some fears as well. I am carrying into the new year some problems from the past year. I also know that it is always possible that unexpected things might happen. And so I throw myself on yourContinue reading “A PRAYER FOR THE NEW YEAR”
“Silent night, holy night All is calm, all is bright Round yon Virgin Mother and Child Holy Infant so tender and mild Sleep in heavenly peace Sleep in heavenly peace” Silent Night “You will keep in perfect peace, those whose minds are steadfast, because they trust in you.” Isaiah 26:3 The Oxford English Dictionary definesContinue reading “HEAVENLY PEACE”
“O little town of Bethlehem How still we see thee lie Above thy deep and dreamless sleep The silent stars go by Yet in thy dark streets shineth The everlasting Light The hopes and fears of all the years Are met in thee tonight” O Little Town of Bethlehem “At the same time, it isContinue reading “EVERLASTING LIGHT”
Jesus is the greatest gift we could ever receive – a true, tangible representation of God’s love.
“This, this is Christ the King, Whom shepherds guard and Angels sing Haste, haste, to bring Him laud, The Babe, the Son of Mary.” What Child Is This “Therefore the Lord himself will give you a sign. Behold, the virgin shall conceive and bear a son, and shall call his name Immanuel.” Isaiah 7:14 AlthoughContinue reading “THIS IS CHRIST THE KING”
“O ye beneath life’s crushing load,Whose forms are bending low,Who toil along the climbing wayWith painful steps and slow;Look now, for glad and golden hoursCome swiftly on the wing;Oh rest beside the weary roadAnd hear the angels sing.” It Came Upon the Midnight Clear “Come to me all who are weary and burdened and IContinue reading “REST BESIDE THE WEARY ROAD”
Do you know what I know In your palace wall mighty king Do you know what I know A child, a child Shivers in the cold Let us bring him silver and gold” Do You Hear What I Hear “but in your hearts honor Christ the Lord as holy, always being prepared to make aContinue reading “DO YOU KNOW WHAT I KNOW?”
Joyful, Joyful, We Adore Thee!
“Down in a lowly manger Our humble Christ was born And God sent us salvation, That blessed Christmas morn: Go Tell It On The Mountain, Over the hills and everywhere; Go Tell It On The Mountain That Jesus Christ is born.” Go Tell It On The Mountain “You who bring good news to Zion, goContinue reading “GO & TELL”