Throwback Thursday: GOD IS CALLING (Advent 2017)

2 Thessalonians 2:14; Matthew 28:18-20; Mark 16:15-16; 1 Corinthians 15:58 “And I heard a loud voice from the throne saying, “Look! God’s dwelling place is now among the people, and he will dwell with them. They will be his people, and God Himself will be with them and be their God.” Revelation 21:3 I wasContinue reading “Throwback Thursday: GOD IS CALLING (Advent 2017)”

Throwback Thursday: INVITED (Advent 2018)

Acts 16:5; Luke 7:36; Ephesians 3:3-7 “Yet to all who did receive him, to those who believed in his name, he gave the right to become children of God— children born not of natural descent, nor of human decision or a husband’s will, but born of God. The Word became flesh and made his dwellingContinue reading “Throwback Thursday: INVITED (Advent 2018)”

2019 Christmas Hymn Devotional: Let Nothing You Dismay

“God rest ye merry gentlemen Let nothing you dismay Remember Christ our Savior Was born on Christmas Day To save us all from Satan’s pow’r When we were gone astray Oh tidings of comfort and joy Comfort and joy Oh tidings of comfort and joy”  God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen     Do not beContinue reading “2019 Christmas Hymn Devotional: Let Nothing You Dismay”

Christmas Hymn Devotional 2019: A THRILL OF HOPE

“O holy night the stars are brightly shining It is the night of our dear Savior’s birth Long lay the world in sin and error pining Till He appeared and the soul felt its worth A thrill of hope the weary world rejoices For yonder breaks a new glorious morn”  ~ O Holy Night  Continue reading “Christmas Hymn Devotional 2019: A THRILL OF HOPE”

Anticipating Christmas: THE WISEST MEN

“On coming to the house, they saw the child with his mother Mary, and they bowed down and worshiped him. Then they opened their treasures and presented him with gifts of gold, frankincense and myrrh.” Matthew 2:11 Whether you call them wise men, magi, or kings does not really matter. What does matter is theyContinue reading “Anticipating Christmas: THE WISEST MEN”

Anticipating Christmas: GOD IS CALLING

“And I heard a loud voice from the throne saying, “Look! God’s dwelling place is now among the people, and he will dwell with them. They will be his people, and God Himself will be with them and be their God.” Revelation 21:3 I was recently visiting a congregation in Dallas. I saw listed onContinue reading “Anticipating Christmas: GOD IS CALLING”

Anticipating Christmas – AN INVITATION

“Yet to all who did receive him, to those who believed in his name, he gave the right to become children of God— children born not of natural descent, nor of human decision or a husband’s will, but born of God. The Word became flesh and made his dwelling among us. We have seen hisContinue reading “Anticipating Christmas – AN INVITATION”

Anticipating Christmas: ANTICIPATION

 “I wait for the Lord, my whole being waits, and in his word I put my hope.”  Psalm 130:5 The holiday season is a season filled with eager anticipation, hope and glorious expectation. Halloween has passed and now we look forward to Thanksgiving and Christmas, to family and friends, to celebrating gratefulness, love and joy.Continue reading “Anticipating Christmas: ANTICIPATION”