Category Archives: Christmas

What’s in a Name? Pt. 2

December 25 “The virgin will conceive and give birth to a son and will call Him Immanuel…And He will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.” (from Isaiah 7:14; 9:6) Yesterday, we began talking about the … Continue reading

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What’s in a Name?

December 24 “The virgin will conceive and give birth to a son and will call Him Immanuel…And He will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.” (from Isaiah 7:14; 9:6) Back in Bible times, a name … Continue reading

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What Child is This?

December 23 “And this will be a sign for you: you will find a baby wrapped in swaddling cloths and lying in a manger.” (The angel – Luke 2:12) I remember when my first child was born. Through the wonder … Continue reading

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The Unseen in the Christmas Story

  December 22 Today, I want to talk about all the people who were never mentioned in the Christmas story – yet, when we think about it… they are so integral in the message of Christmas. I’m talking about all … Continue reading

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Christmas Lessons: Shepherds’ Response

December 21 “So they hurried off and found Mary and Joseph and the baby, who was lying in the manger.” (Luke 2:16) Have you ever been so excited about something that you just can’t wait to tell everyone about your … Continue reading

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Christmas Lessons: A Divine Interruption

December 20 Have you ever been totally preoccupied with what you were doing only to have someone walk up behind you and scare the daylights out of you? They weren’t even trying to frighten you… but the sudden awareness of … Continue reading

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Christmas Story Lessons: The Shepherds

December 19 “There were shepherds staying in the fields nearby, guarding their flocks of sheep. Suddenly, an angel of the Lord appeared among them, and the radiance of the Lord’s glory surrounded them.” (Luke 2:8-9) Have you ever felt like … Continue reading

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Christmas Story Lessons: The Innkeeper

December 18 In the Christmas story, the Innkeeper is seen as a bit of a bad guy. I’m quite certain that he never intended to be the bad guy. His hands were tied. His place was full. As much as … Continue reading

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Joseph… the Father’s Heart

December 17 “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) We have been talking about Jesus’ earthly parents – chosen by … Continue reading

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There’s Something About Mary

December 16 “Mary treasured all these things and pondered them in her heart often.” (Luke 2:19) We have been looking at Mary, the one God chose to be the Mother for His Son. Yesterday, we talked about her dedication to … Continue reading

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