Monthly Archives: December 2013

My Favorite Christmas Eve…Ever!

  I was 10 years old on December 24, 1968: Christmas Eve! I was sure excited, as any self-respecting 10-year-old would be on Christmas Eve, but that year was to be different for me.  My family didn’t watch TV on … Continue reading

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December 24

  Well here we are, December 24… the day before Christmas… or as some call it illogically “Christmas Eve Day”.  (I can’t figure out how it could be “Eve” and “Day” at the same rime, but I digress…) When I … Continue reading

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A New Covenant

“Behold, the days are coming, says the Lord, when I will make a new covenant with the house of Israel and with the house of Judah—  not according to the covenant that I made with their fathers in the day that I took … Continue reading

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The Greatest Among Us

  “The greatest among you will be your servant. For those who exalt themselves will be humbled, and those who humble themselves will be exalted.” Matthew 23:11-12 We usually don’t think of the greatest in our midst as being our … Continue reading

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Sunday Class Notes: December 22

The Crucifixion Psalm 22 This is an amazing Psalm, one of agony, desperation… and victory.  It is entirely fulfilled in the crucifixion of Jesus, and it contains details of what the crucified person endures before they die, that are amazing.  … Continue reading

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Killing Time

Last Night I was informed by She Who Must be Obeyed that I would be attending her office Christmas part.  As “She” is very well aware, I don’t like parties! Quite naturally, we were required to be there a couple … Continue reading

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The Spirit of Christmas

Originally posted on The Postmodern Mystic:
http://photojournal.jpl.nasa.gov/jpeg/PIA15226.jpg Don Merrritt has a wonderful Christian Blog called “Life Reference“, and today posted some thoughts about the Christmas spirit (The Attitude of Jesus) that prompted me to comment. I’ve been a subscriber for…

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The Attitude of Jesus

 Therefore, as God’s chosen people, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience. Bear with each other and forgive one another if any of you has a grievance against someone. Forgive as the Lord forgave you. And over … Continue reading

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Finding Shelter

Where do we find shelter? In modern life, people seek shelter and refuge in many places, for instance many seek it in money and possessions.  Others might seek it in a relationship with a loved one, while others might seek … Continue reading

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Live in Christ Alone

So then, just as you received Christ Jesus as Lord, continue to live in him, rooted and built up in him, strengthened in the faith as you were taught, and overflowing with thankfulness. See to it that no one takes you captive through … Continue reading

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