Lentil Soup and a Wise Man’s Gift

And going into the house, they saw the child with Mary his mother, and they fell down and worshiped him. Then, opening their treasures, they offered him gifts, gold and frankincense and myrrh. Matthew 2:11 ESV “What’s for dinner honey?” I said with a laugh knowing that it would be lentil soup for its fourth and final performance. Those…

Gifts of Mercy

Because of the tender mercy of our God, whereby the sunrise shall visit us from on high Luke 1:78 Mercy may seem like a small thing, to someone who is an outside observer, but to the one who is receiving it, Mercy is the most necessary thing on the planet! While we are busy shopping, celebrating and giving gifts it…

Gift Wrapped

But made Himself of no reputation, taking the form of a bondservant, and coming in the likeness of men. And being found in appearance as a man, He humbled Himself and became obedient to the point of death, even the death of the cross.   Philippians 2:7-8 Did you ever stop to wonder who came up with the idea of gift…

Giving

In all things I have shown you that by working hard in this way we must help the weak and remember the words of the Lord Jesus, how he himself said, ‘It is more blessed to give than to receive.’”  Acts 20:35 Jesus received the gifts of Gold, Frankincense and Myrrh to celebrate His birth. For 33 years he gave honor…

A Reception at the Palace

And going into the house they saw the child with Mary his mother, and they fell down and worshiped him. Then opening their treasures, they offered him gifts, gold and frankincense and myrrh. Matthew 2:11 ESV The wise men had crossed deserts, rivers and mountains. They had gotten lost, faced a treacherous king and learned…