The Fragrance of the Perfume

Then Mary took a pound of very costly oil of spikenard, anointed the feet of Jesus, and wiped His feet with her hair. And the house was filled with the fragrance of the oil. John 12:3 NKJV While Hollywood has generally given us the impression that Mary was a young beautiful woman; that may not have…

12th Day of Christmas: God’s Ultimate Gift

We often think of the cross as God’s gift, but in reality the cross was only the altar on which Jesus gave himself on our behalf. God’s gift of eternal life is the gift of His own eternal life, given for us at Calvary!   For the wages of sin is death, but the free…

10th Day of Christmas: Gift of Mercy

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, to the outside observer, the smallest of gifts; but to…

6th Day of Christmas: The Gift of Joy

In that same hour he rejoiced in the Holy Spirit and said, “I thank you, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, that you have hidden these things from the wise and understanding and revealed them to little children…Luke 10:21 God has hidden his gift of joy so that we can only find it when we…