Tag: Christmas

Advent: The Journey to Christmas, Day 25

The Light Has Come Christmas is here! It’s time to celebrate the birth of our Savior, Jesus Christ—the Light of the World! In the first act of Creation in Genesis, God spoke and light was immediately separated from darkness. But it wasn’t long before Adam and Eve chose to sin, and God’s presence, His light, […]

Verse of the Day 12-25-20

http://www.bible.com/111/isa.9.6.niv Wherever you are today remember the reason for celebrating Christmas. You are celebrating today the birth of you savior, your Wonderful Counselor, your Mighty God, your Everlasting Father, your Prince of Peace, and the you who came to take all of your burdens on his shoulders. Jesus came that you may have life and […]

Verse of the Day 12-24-20

http://www.bible.com/111/mat.2.10-11.niv The Magi came a great distance to see and worship Jesus. The gifts they offered him all carried special meaning (for more on the meaning of the gifts the Magi brought see post Advent: The Journey to Christmas, Day 23). More important than the gifts they brought is the fact that at Jesus’ birth […]

Advent: The Journey to Christmas, Day 23

King, God, and Savior In Matthew 2:11, the Magi bring Jesus three famous gifts: gold, frankincense, and myrrh. Did you know these gifts have special significance in the Old Testament and reflect the One they came to worship? Gold represents royalty in Psalm 72:15, and the gift of gold affirmed Jesus as the King of […]

Advent: The Journey to Christmas, Day 22

God’s Heart For The Whole World Magi were known to be astrologers, which explains why God used a star to guide them to Jesus. He knew how He could get their attention. As astrologers, it’s very possible the Wise Men we include in our nativities at Christmas were sorcerers who interpreted omens and signs to […]

Advent: The Journey to Christmas, Day 21

The Wait Is Worth It Luke 2:25-32 tells the story of Simeon, a man who had received a promise from God that he would see the Messiah before he passed away. Simeon lived his whole life waiting for God to fulfill this promise, and he can teach us something about patience and perseverance. Scripture says […]