JESUS IS COMING AGAIN

I don’t know who wrote it but it is well worth prayerful thought. “T’was the night before Jesus came, and all through the house not a creature was praying, not one in the house.  Their Bibles were lain on the shelf without care in hopes that Jesus would not come there.  The children were dressing […]

“TURN YOUR EYES UPON JESUS”

A chorus we sing is, “turn your eyes upon Jesus, look full in His wonderful face and the things of earth will grow strangely dim in the light of His marvelous grace.” How appropriate this is for Christmas. Jesus should be the center of our attention.  We must not allow anything or anyone to cause […]

CHRISTMAS STORY ACCORDING TO JESUS

The Christmas story according to Mary, Joseph and the Shepherds is meaningful but what is the Christmas story according to JESUS?  Where are we going to find such a story?  We do not have it in the Gospels.  The Lord’s own story is in the Old Testament in Psalm 40:6-8 and it is repeated in the New […]

THE FIRST CHRISTMAS

“It is beginning to look a lot like Christmas every where you go…” so goes a familiar Christmas song.  Decorations are going up, lights turned on, greeting cards sent and received, gifts wrapped, lists made.  The way we celebrate Christmas is nothing like what it really was on that FIRST CHRISTMAS. What was it like […]