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Enjoy the Lord 

So, whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do all to the glory of God. (1 Corinthians 10:31 ESV) 

In the 1600’s, the main question asked from the Westminister Shorter Catechism that ties into today’s verse was, “What…

For Unto Us 

For unto us a Child is born, Unto us a Son is given; And the government will be upon His shoulder. And His name will be called Wonderful, Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. (Isaiah 9:6 NKJV) 

Merry…

Emmanuel: God With Us 

“Behold, the virgin shall be with child, and bear a Son, and they shall call His name Immanuel, “which is translated, “God with us.” (Matthew 1:23 NKJV) 

The Gospel writer Matthew was writing to a Jewish audience and referred to…

Love at Christmas 

“A new command I give you: Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another.” (John 13:34 NIV) 

Love is not only a feeling, but it is an action.  More importantly, it is a command…

Salvation Has Come - Merry Christmas!

The true PURPOSE of Christmas is the Lord’s salvation of His people. The passage below (Luke 2:30-32) is also a powerful reminder of the inclusiveness of this salvation, for the Jews AND the Gentiles, from the very beginning!

Immanuel, God With Us - Advent - Day 23

How incredible, that the words of Isaiah, hundreds of years prior to Christ's birth, would come true exactly as he stated. Even more amazing is that God would choose a virgin to conceive and give birth to His Son on…

Born in a Manger - Advent - Day 22

Waiting for the arrival of a baby is a time of anticipation and excitement. Mary did not plan to have her baby, the Messiah, in a stable. Yet Jesus came into this world like any other baby, helpless and needing…

God Speaks in Dreams - Advent - Day 21

God spoke to Joseph in a dream during a crucial and critical time.  The dream brought comfort and clarity to him.  How many times has God spoken to us through Scripture, prayer, a well-placed word of wisdom, a circumstance, or…

God's Promises are True - Advent - Day 20

In the sixth month of Elizabeth’s pregnancy, God sent the angel Gabriel to Nazareth, a town in Galilee, to a virgin pledged to be married to a man named Joseph, a descendant of David. The virgin’s name was Mary. -…

Come Let Us Worship - Advent - Day 19

Let us come before the Lord with a thankful heart and a spirit of true awe. How incredible it is that the Lord God wants to have a relationship with each one of us!  He truly deserves our praise and…