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 »
Exactly Right

Exactly Right

I look at the situation before me as if it were exactly right for me. —MADAM GUYON WARM-UP: Luke 1:26–38 The angel said to Mary, “You have found favor with God.You... Read More »
The Glory of Celebration (Part Three)

The Glory of Celebration (Part Three)

This week, we are joining the multitudes around the throne in celebration of the greatness of our God. Monday, we celebrated the Creator (Rev.4:11) and yesterday we celebrated the... Read More »
The Glory of Celebration (Part Two)

The Glory of Celebration (Part Two)

This week, we are joining the multitudes around the throne in celebration of the greatness of our God. Yesterday, we celebrated the Creator (Rev.4:11). Today we join... Read More »
The Glory of Celebration (Part One)

The Glory of Celebration (Part One)

At Christmas, perhaps as much as any time of the year, our celebration is marked by our music. The songs we sing at Christmas time (usually for the only time during the year) are... Read More »
God Contracted to a Span

God Contracted to a Span

‘Twas much that man was made like God before, But that God should be made like man— much more. —JOHN DONNE WARM-UP: Micah 4:6–8; Luke 2:8–20 Micah... Read More »
The Majesty of Meekness

The Majesty of Meekness

[The Lord] knows the true nature of things; he knows that moderation, not a fierce defense, beats back a fierce attack. —JOHN CHRYSOSTOM Warm-up: Romans 12:9–20 Meekness is... Read More »
The Glory of Christmas (Part Three)

The Glory of Christmas (Part Three)

As we conclude our consideration of the glory of Christmas we move from the person of Christmas (Christ) and the power of Christmas (the Holy Spirit) to… The Praise of Christmas... Read More »
The Glory of Christmas (Part Two)

The Glory of Christmas (Part Two)

This week we are seeing the glory of Christmas and yesterday examined that glory in the light of the Christ Himself. Today we see God’s glory expressed in Christmas by the power... Read More »
The Glory of Christmas (Part One)

The Glory of Christmas (Part One)

This week we want to explore the theme of glory by seeing glory as the very centerpiece of the Christmas event. It has been said that glory is the weighty splendor of all that is... Read More »
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