Contributed on Nov 28, 2010
Comfort for those who pursue God is real; however, it is not comfort as we seek in the world.
Comfort, comfort my people, says your God. Speak tenderly to Jerusalem, and cry to her that her warfare is ended, that her iniquity is pardoned, that she has received from the LORD’s hand double for all her sins. Contemporary Christians seem often to exhibit a flaccid faith. They ...read more
Contributed on Dec 6, 2010
The Baptist called for those who heard to prepare a straight highway for the coming Lord. What is meant by that call?
A voice cries: “In the wilderness prepare the way of the LORD; make straight in the desert a highway for our God. Every valley shall be lifted up, and every mountain and hill be made low; the uneven ground shall become level, and the rough places a plain. And the glory of ...read more
Contributed on Dec 12, 2010
The Faith is under assault by a wicked world. In such times, believers are encouraged by the knowledge that God shall prevail; and the evidence for this truth is the eternal Word that reveals the Son of God.
A voice says, “Cry!” And I said, “What shall I cry?” All flesh is grass, and all its beauty is like the flower of the field. The grass withers, the flower fades when the breath of the LORD blows on it; surely the people are grass. The grass withers, the flower fades, but the word of ...read more
Contributed on Dec 25, 2010
A hymn from the earliest days of the Faith becomes the focus of a Christmas Eve meditation.
“Great indeed, we confess, is the mystery of godliness: He was manifested in the flesh, vindicated by the Spirit, seen by angels, proclaimed among the nations, believed on in the world, taken up in glory.” Everyone celebrates Christmas. This is not an exaggeration. ...read more
Contributed on Dec 26, 2010
We Christians anticipate the return of Jesus the Christ. We are not always clear on what will occur when He returns. The message is a consideration of His purpose in coming again.
“Behold, the Lord GOD comes with might, and his arm rules for him; behold, his reward is with him, and his recompense before him. He will tend his flock like a shepherd; he will gather the lambs in his arms; he will carry them in his bosom, and gently lead those that are with young.” ...read more