The Return of Jesus

Keep your conduct among the Gentiles honorable, so that when they speak against you as evildoers, they may see your good deeds and glorify God on the day of visitation.           2 Peter 2:12 ESV Last year the nativity scene at the entrance to our community was hit by raiders who must have decided…

Visiting Jesus This Christmas

And the King will answer them, ‘Truly, I say to you, as you did it to one of the least of these my brothers, you did it to me.’ Matthew 25:40 ESV “Kin you afford to lose this?” Alice said as she fingered the blue sweater that I had thrown over her shoulders as she sat shivering in her…

Keeping Our Eyes on the Star

After listening to the king, they went on their way and behold, the star that they had seen when it rose went before them until it came to rest over the place where the child was. Matthew 2:9 ESV A funny thing happened to the wise men on their way to Bethlehem. Though they had…

One Christmas Faith

One Lord, one faith, one baptism, one God and Father of all, who is above all and through all and in you all. Ephesians 4:5-6 KJV It’s the Holiday season and everywhere you look there are elves, reindeer and the big guy in the red suit. But without any desire to offend anyone I need to get this off…

Christmas Devotional

The  devotions and memories shared here are intimate personal lessons I have gleaned from nearly seven decades of Christmases.  For my followers who have enjoyed my daily inspirational readings all year here are stories celebrating our Savior’s birth in simpler times. I pray they may stir in you as they did in me greatness of…