What Will We Give?

And when they were come into the house, they saw the young child with Mary his mother, and fell down, and worshiped him: and when they had opened their treasures, they presented unto him gifts; gold, and frankincense and myrrh.  Matthew 2:11 KJV  At Fort Knox in Kentucky the U.S. government stores over 9 million…

Sharing Christmas Joy

And when Elizabeth heard the greeting of Mary, the baby leaped in her womb. And Elizabeth was filled with the Holy Spirit Luke 1:41 ESV In some ways Mary was unlike anyone else on earth. Who else can say that God entrusted to them the baby Jesus? But in some ways Mary was just like every one…

Christmas Devotional

“O tidings of comfort and joy” goes the end of the chorus of the 18th century English carol. Hearing the strains of this melody stirs in many of us the picture of shepherds surrounding Bethlehem’s manger with wise men just over the horizon bearing gold, frankincense and Myrrh. While all of these images are true…

10th gift of Christmas

MERCY – The 10 Christmas Gift  Luke 15:10 …But while he was still a long way off, his father saw him and was filled with compassion for him; he ran to his son, threw his arms around him and kissed him Matthew 5:7 Blessed are the merciful, for they shall receive mercy! Mercy may seem plain and ordinary, to…

One Christmas Amazed

One Christmas Amazed There’s a Christmas for Santa And a Christmas for Elves And a Christmas for stores That are filling their shelves There’s Christmas on TV And for fresh falling snow And trees decorated with lights that can glow But in the midst of the ruckus that is filling our lanes Is there room…