Contributed on Nov 27, 2019
To recover from a fall, confess your sins to the Lord, accept the consequences of your own actions, and put your confidence in Him.
A Sunday school was putting on a Christmas pageant which included the story of Mary and Joseph coming to the inn. One boy wanted very much to be Joseph; but when the parts were handed out, a boy he didn’t like was given the part, and he was assigned to be the innkeeper instead. He was pretty upset ...read more
Contributed on Dec 5, 2019
Jesus is the seed of Abraham through whom God wants to bless the world and YOU! So if you want to find God’s blessing this Christmas, find it in Him! Don’t try harder. Just trust Jesus with your life.
Seed of Abraham (Genesis 12:1-3) The Grinch hated Christmas, so he carried out a diabolical scheme to steal it away from all the Who’s in Whoville. He dressed up like Santa Clause, put fake antlers on his dog’s head, and headed down into Whoville from his mountain home high above the city. He ...read more
Contributed on Dec 11, 2019
In the midst of your disappointment, realize that God has a better plan; rejoice in that plan; and request that God accomplish that plan in your life.
39 years ago, in late December of 1980, Wally Nelson awoke to find the body of a 19-year-old girl named Jean Hilliard frozen “solid as a log” on his doorstep. Her car had skidded off an icy road into a ditch, so she got out of the car and started walking to a friend’s house. She almost made it, ...read more
Contributed on Dec 19, 2019
This Christmas, receive Jesus as your Rightful King; rely on Jesus as your Gracious King; revere Jesus as your Divine King; and hope in Jesus as your Restoring King.
The manager of a large office noticed a new employee and asked, “What’s your name?” The worker replied, “John.” The manager scowled and said, “Look, I don’t know where you worked before, but I don’t call anyone by their first name. It breeds familiarity and that leads to a breakdown in ...read more