Mary I Have News – A New Christmas song

In our preparation for this year’s Christmas program we wanted to begin the presentation where God began it: in Nazareth. The surprising announcement to Mary by the angel Gabriel that she was to miraculously bear God’s own Son was the opening scene of all God was to give the world in Bethlehem. But much to…

The Name of Jesus – Part Two

And she will have a son and you are to name Him Jesus, for He will save His people from their sins Matthew 1:32 Where ever Jesus went, whatever He was doing, when he would turn to the sound of His name He would be reminded of the reason He had come. At the beginning of…

The Name of Jesus -Part 1

And she will have a son and you are to name Him Jesus, for He will save His people from their sins Matthew 1:32  “Don’t be afraid, Mary,” the angel told her,” for you have found favor with God.”  You will conceive and give birth to a son and you will name him Jesus.” Luke 1:30-31 When God…

Is it Time to Pray?

The Bible study I am doing now is about the prayers of Jesus. I knew that Jesus prayed but didn’t realize that in nearly every scene we read about He is praying. He prayed at His baptism and He prayed to multiply bread. He prayed a blessing on children and He prayed for Jerusalem. He…

The Highest Name

For this reason God raised him to the highest place above and gave him the name that is greater than any other name. Philippians 2:9 GNB When I am facing new battles and unknown roads ahead I sometimes forget things. I forget what things I had set out to do this morning. As difficult news…