The Mess of Christmas

THE MESS OF CHRISTMAS Day 8 "Judah the father of Perez and Zerah, whose mother was Tamar, Perez the father of Hezron, Hezron the father of Ram." Matthew 1:3 Here is mention of Perez who is listed in the ancestry and lineage of Jesus. Perez’s story can be found in Exodus 38. His father was…Read More

Naughty or Nice?

NAUGHTY OR NICE? Day 7 “As obedient children, do not conform to the evil desires you had when you lived in ignorance. But just as he who called you is holy, so be holy in all you do; for it is written: ‘Be holy, because I am holy.’” 1 Peter 1:14-16 You know the song……Read More

The Most Painful Time of the Year

THE MOST PAINFUL TIME OF YEAR Day 6 There will be no more gloom for those who were in distress. For unto us a child is born, to us a son is given, and the government will be on his shoulders. And he will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.…Read More

Joyful Thanks

JOYFUL THANKS Day 5 “And giving joyful thanks to the Father, who has qualified you to share in the inheritance of his holy people in the kingdom of light.” Colossians 1:12 Joy - the emotion evoked by well-being, success, or good fortune Thanks - being appreciative for something that someone has done for you or…Read More

The Bethlehem Arbitrator

THE BETHLEHEM ARBITRATOR Day 4 He is not a man like me that I might answer Him, that we might confront each other in court. If only there were someone to arbitrate between us, to lay his hand upon us both, someone to remove God’s rod from me, so that his terror would frighten me…Read More

God Gives Good Gifts

GOD GIVES GOOD GIFTS Day 3 “Every good and perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of the heavenly lights…” James 1:17 Well obviously when we think of Christmas, presents and gifts are somethings that come to mind. Giving and receiving gifts are part of the joy of Christmas. Finding the perfect…Read More

Make Time For God

MAKE TIME FOR GOD Day 2 “After he had dismissed them, he went up on a mountainside by himself to pray.” Matthew 14:23 The holidays are some of the busiest times of the year! It all starts with Thanksgiving, which is the busiest travel day of the whole year. Then the very next day is…Read More

No Time for a Parade

NO TIME FOR A PARADE Day 1 She will give birth to a son, and you are to give him the name Jesus, because he will save his people from their sins.” All this took place to fulfill what the Lord had said through the prophet: “The virgin will conceive and give birth to a…Read More

Persevere In Faith

PERSEVERE IN FAITH "Let us hold unswervingly to the hope we profess, for he who promised is faithful. And let us consider how we may spur one another on toward love and good deeds, not giving up meeting together, as some are in the habit of doing, but encouraging one another--and all the more as…Read More

True Worship

TRUE WORSHIP "Therefore, I urge you, brothers and sisters, in view of God's mercy, to offer your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to God--This is your true and proper worship." (Romans 12:1) When most people think of this word [worship], we probably think of singing and lifting our hands in praise. That…Read More