Daily Archives: December 16, 2011

O Come O Come Emmanuel!

This Christmas carol contains the essence of the yearning of a people for a savior.  “O Come, O Come Emmanuel, and ransom captive Israel” Hold on, wait!  Ransom…? Yes, Ransom. Israel was in slavery to sin; so are we.  Being held … Continue reading

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Visions of Christmas Present

Last week we talked about Christmas Past.  If you missed it, you can find it here: Visions of Christmas Past To me, Christmas today seems way too complicated.  Of course, if I could visit another era, it may be just … Continue reading

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