Contributed on Dec 24, 2008
This message invites the listener to see more than just a cute little baby in a cute little manger at Christmastime, but to see what Simeon saw when he met the baby Jesus in the temple. He saw a Sacrifice, a Savior, and a Stone.
Simeon Sees (Luke 2:22-35) Christmas is a time of surprises. There was a lady who was preparing her Christmas cookies. There was a knock at the door. She went to find a man, his clothes poor, obviously looking for some Christmas odd jobs. He asked her if there was anything he could do. She ...read more
Contributed on Dec 19, 2009
Anna, who’s name means "grace," at 103 years of age celebrated the first coming of our Lord in the Temple, showing us how to grow old gracefully: Don’t complain; instead, celebrate and share the good news with as many people as you can.
A little girl came home from Sunday school waving a paper for her mother to see. “Look Mommy,” she exclaimed, “Teacher says I drew the most unusual Christmas picture she ever saw!” Her mother took one look and had to agree with the teacher. Hoping her daughter could explain her creation, the ...read more