Throwback Thursday: A Place for You (2017)

“Do not let your hearts be troubled. You believe in God; believe also in me. My Father’s house has many rooms; if that were not so, would I have told you that I am going there to prepare a place for you? And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will comeContinue reading “Throwback Thursday: A Place for You (2017)”

THROWBACK THURSDAY: Perspective (2016)

            Perspective can be defined as “the faculty of seeing all the relevant data in a meaningful relationship.”  As Christians, we don’t have to look at our symbolic chains or circumstances.  Paul was a great example about perspective. Shackled and in chains, Paul doesn’t wallow in sorrow for his circumstances.  He sees what is happeningContinue reading “THROWBACK THURSDAY: Perspective (2016)”

Epiphany: The Perfect Light

“When Jesus spoke again to the people, he said, “I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will never walk in darkness but will have the light of life.” John 8:12 These three kings followed the star that shined with royal brightness, guiding them to the Perfect Light: Baby Jesus. They were guidedContinue reading “Epiphany: The Perfect Light”

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”

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”