December 2 Devotional: UNCHANGING

“O Christmas Tree! O Christmas Tree!How richly God has decked thee!Thou bidst us true and faithful be,And trust in God unchangingly.O Christmas Tree! O Christmas Tree!How richly God has decked thee!”-O Christmas Tree “Jesus Christ is the same yesterday and today and forever.” Hebrews 13:8 Jesus was the promise of the new covenant – aContinue reading “December 2 Devotional: UNCHANGING”

A THRILL OF HOPE – December 1

“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”

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”

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”