Contributed on Nov 26, 2012
It seems strange that God would first tell of the birth of his son to a group of shepherds. Yet, He did and there are lessons that we can glean from his declaration to them.
1. Chemistry Professor and Chauffeur A chauffeur had driven the chemistry professor to dozens of speaking engagements. He’d heard the same canned speech scores of times. He said on the way to another engagement, "Professor, I believe I could give your speech myself; I’ve heard it so ...read more
Contributed on Dec 3, 2012
The Magi not only saw the star which led to the location of the son of God, they made their journey by faith. God "spoke" to them in language they could understand. He does similar things for us today.
1. Erik Weihenmeyer has led a remarkable life. He is the first blind person to reach the summit of Mt. Everest (2001). In 2008, he climbed his seventh summit highest peak on each continent). He has written books and produced a film of some of his accomplishments entitled, “Farther Than the ...read more
Contributed on Dec 11, 2012
Joseph, the husband of Mary, seems to be a minor player in the life of Jesus. However, "upon further review," we find him to be a giant among the people in the bible. He was a man of obedience and humility as well as one of understanding.
1. Conquering Fear Stanley went to a psychiatrist. "Doc," he said, "I've got trouble. Every time I get into bed, I think there's somebody under it. I get under the bed, I think there's somebody on top of it. Top, under, top, under ... you gotta help me, I'm going crazy!" "Just put yourself ...read more
Contributed on Dec 26, 2012
Mary (Miriam) was a dynamic, faithful young lady whom the LORD entrusted with his Son. What great lessons we can learn from her!
1. Famous Firsts • Virginia Dare 1587 1st child born in the American colonies, on August 18th, on what is now Roanoke Island, NC • André-Jacques Garnerin 1797 --- 1st parachute jump. Dropped from about 6,500 ft. over Monceau Park in Paris in a 23-ft.-diameter parachute made of ...read more