Contributed on Dec 9, 2018
Mary reacted with praise to Elizabeth's welcome of her and the Savior within her womb. In her praise, she teaches us to praise God for: 1. Doing great things for us. 2. Giving mercy to those who fear him, and 3. Keeping his promises.
Christmas Music 1: Mary’s Song Luke 1:46-55 December 9, 2018 What is it like to be a part of God’s over-arching plan? To be used for supernatural purposes? The Christmas story begins with a young peasant girl from a backwards village. Mary was probably a teenager when she found out she was ...read more
Contributed on Dec 16, 2018
As kids we can't wait for Christmas to arrive. As adults, it rushes up on us. God planned Christmas a long time ago, and for a very special reason. When Zechariah finally found his tongue, he sang a song of praise that reminds us of the true meaning of Christmas.
Christmas Music 2: Zechariah’s Song Luke 1:67-79 12/16/18 When I was a little kid, I couldn’t wait for Christmas to get here. It seemed like the days dragged by, one by one, and the anticipation built to where I practically couldn’t stand it. Now...well, today, I thought, “Holy cow, ...read more
Contributed on Dec 23, 2018
Birth announcements can engage us. In Luke 2:11, God speaks through an angel to offer hope at Christmas. And Christmas is really all about Easter, that God loves us enough to offer salvation through his son Jesus.
Christmas Music 3: The Angels’ Song Luke 2:8-14 December 23, 2018 People have a lot of fun with birth announcements. I remember many years ago calling my wife's parents in Italy and telling them they had a little grandson. What joy! Now people even have gender reveals at ...read more