Immanuel (God’s Secret Identity!)

  “What’s in a name? That which we call a rose, by any other name would smell as sweet.”  William Shakespeare I have always been intrigued by the dual names given to our Savior. In both Matthew’s and Luke’s telling of the Christmas story, God very clearly tells Mary and Joseph that their child is…

Valley of the Shadow

Valley of the Shadow Part One   Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me Psalm 23:4 When I read about the valley of the shadow I sometimes remember driving through a place called Sugar…