And in her case she had the added trials of being scorned as an immoral woman and riding 90 miles uphill on a donkey just before giving birth to her son in a cave full of dirty, loud, smelly animals! God wants to share eternity with you. There was a art contest held in a local school one Christmas season a few years ago in East Texas. He never traveled miles from the place where he was born. The man who stood before me looked sad and disappointed.
Again, Santa reached into his bag and this time he brought forth a tiny red-and-white-striped candy cane. Focus instead on Jesus. Simple Devotions For the Complex Life. Is Jesus Better than Santa? Don The Book Guy books 58 friends. This year, rediscover the true wonder of Christmas by sharing the love of Christ with others. All stories and articles are Copyright their respective owners.
Wesley hymn devotions for Advent and Christmas – The United Methodist Church
And, lo, the angel of the Lord came upon them, and the glory of the Lord shone round about them: Maybe you too are facing a challenge? Teach them that there's much more to Christmas than the part we can see, hear, and touch. All we need to do is keep learning, growing, and depending on Him. Mary offered the prayer that receives the Christmas miracle: What is the Christmas message? The Expected One Scott James.
He sought an entry to the over-crowded hearts of men; he could not find it; and still his search—and his rejection—go on. What would help you to be closer to Christ? We give Christmas gifts to many people, but may forget to give one to Christ! Ye shall find the babe wrapped in swaddling clothes, lying in a manger. I have mentioned Creative Ladies Ministry many time before: How and where will I look for God's glory to fill the earth?