God of the Coming Years

God of the Coming Years

God of the coming years, through paths unknown We follow Thee . . . —Hugh T. Kerr Scripture: Hebrews 11:8 When Abraham was seventy–five years of age, God called him from... Read More »
What If Christmas Means a Little Bit More?

What If Christmas Means a Little Bit More?

And the Grinch, with his Grinch-feet ice cold in the snow, stood puzzling and puzzling, how could it be so? It came without ribbons. It came without tags. It came without... Read More »
Simeon’s Farewell

Simeon’s Farewell

Let the infant, the still unspeaking and unspoken word, Grant Israel’s consolation To one who has eighty years and no tomorrow. ~T. S. Eliot, “A Song for... Read More »
“Why God Became Man” (Part Three)

“Why God Became Man” (Part Three)

The last three reasons for Christmas, the incarnation of God the Son, are also about salvation now and forever! Be sure to see Monday and Tuesday blogs for the first four.  All of... Read More »
“Why God Became Man” (Part Two)

“Why God Became Man” (Part Two)

We are looking at Biblical reasons for Christmas, theology-practical behind the miraculous incarnation of our Lord, the eternal Son. Monday the three were to understand our life, to... Read More »

December Desire

December is a month when people celebrate miracles. The Jewish tradition of Hanukkah—the Holiday of Lights—commemorates the time when a small amount of oil lasted eight... Read More »

God’s Guidance

The Christmas story contains a surprising glimpse into the way God guides those who trust in Him. When the Lord was about to turn the lives of Mary and Joseph upside down, He revealed... Read More »
“Why God Became Man” (Part One)

“Why God Became Man” (Part One)

Maybe every Sunday should be Christmas and Easter at once.  We celebrate the central theme of the Bible, that God our creator chases us and comes down to us in the prophesied... Read More »
God Contracted to a Span: The Infinite Made Infintessimally Small [1]

God Contracted to a Span: The Infinite Made Infintessimally Small [1]

’Twas much that man was made like God before, But that God should be made like man— much more. ~John Donne Scripture: Micah 4:6–8; Luke 2:8–20 Micah predicted... Read More »

For the New Year

O Lord, Length of days does not profit me except the days are passed in your presence, in your service, to your glory. Give me a grace that precedes, follows, guides, sustains,... Read More »