Monthly Archives: December 2016

Jesus IS Born

Luke 2:1-21 In due course the time came for Mary to give birth to her son; they named him Jesus, just as the angel had told them. There really is no point in my retelling of the story since it … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week: December 21, 2016

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Zechariah’s Song

Luke 1:67-80 At some point after Mary’s song, it was Zechariah’s turn. His was a prophetic song and though it was primarily about his son, it also included elemental references to the Messiah he would serve… And you, my child, … Continue reading

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Mary’s Song

And Mary said: “My soul glorifies the Lord      and my spirit rejoices in God my Savior,  for he has been mindful     of the humble state of his servant. From now on all generations will call me blessed,     for the Mighty … Continue reading

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Mary Sees Elizabeth

At that time Mary got ready and hurried to a town in the hill country of Judea, where she entered Zechariah’s home and greeted Elizabeth. When Elizabeth heard Mary’s greeting, the baby leaped in her womb, and Elizabeth was filled with the … Continue reading

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Mary has a Visitor

Luke 1:26-38 Six months after Elizabeth became pregnant; the angel Gabriel pays a visit to Mary in Nazareth: “Greetings, you who are highly favored! The Lord is with you.” Have you ever read legal notices in the newspaper? Years ago … Continue reading

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The Birth of John is Foretold

Luke 1:5-25 Zechariah and his wife Elizabeth were old and well beyond child bearing; they had no children and no hope of ever having children. He was a priest at the Temple, and she was something of a disgrace for … Continue reading

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O Come, O Come… for a Monday Morning

Here’s a great video and a wonderful song to start off the last week before Christmas. I hope it gets your week off to a great start!

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I Am the Way

John 14:5-14 In essence, this is Jesus‟ “final briefing” to His disciples. Judas is gone, they were shaken by his betrayal and Jesus opened this chapter with words of comfort, followed by Him telling them that He was about to … Continue reading

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Random Ramblings: December 17, 2016

We’re about to begin the final week before Christmas, and I guess this picture pretty much sums up all I have to ramble about today. I hope the coming week will be a joyous and happy one for you and … Continue reading

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