Contributed on Dec 12, 2011
The Master Carpenter now strips the tree of its branches and begins to peel away the bark. We must rid ourselves of the things that hinder and the sin that so easily entangles.
Our theme for this Christmas season is The Carpenter’s Workshop. The Master Carpenter, Jesus, is busy working on His project – us, the Church, preparing himself a gift for his return. Last week we talked about how a tree needs to be felled in order to get to the wood. The Master ...read more
Contributed on Dec 18, 2011
This is part four in the Carpenter's Workshop Christmas series. The Master Carpenter is preparing for himself a gift - the Church, the Bride - to be presented to him at His Second Coming. This message addresses us as noble vessels.
Just one week before Christmas. Imagine all the workshops – some like this one – running full steam, working hard to finish their Christmas gifts. Woodchips and sawdust cover the floor, reminding us that each project took time and care to transform a piece of wood into something to be ...read more