It’s fascinating watching people step from one year into the next. Some do it nostalgically … glancing back repeatedly and fondly. It’s been a very good year with lots of good memories. They’d take another just like it. Others do it with relief. They don’t wish to step into another year like they just […]
Archive | December, 2019
Christmas Must Continue!
“Some sat in darkness and deepest gloom, imprisoned in iron chains of misery.” Psalm 107:10 NLT The reasons Jesus came into the world … are still the reasons Christmas must continue! He came to a world where ‘dark’ was the spiritual atmosphere. He entered a world of secrets, treachery and bondage. Jesus was […]
Procrastination … Ugh!
“Don’t you have a saying, ‘It’s still four months until harvest’? I tell you, open your eyes and look at the fields! They are ripe for harvest.” John 4:35 NIV I had a thought I wanted to write about for some time … but I put it off. Just kidding. I actually had […]
A Shepherd and the Lamb?
“The Lord is my shepherd …” Psalm 23 Christmas would never have happened if the Shepherd hadn’t been willing to become the Lamb. The 23rd Psalm has enabled all of us to fall in love with the shepherd who leads us along quiet waters to repose in verdant green pastures … We feel […]
Caution! Advent Is Here
Advent is marked by a spirit of expectation, of anticipation, of preparation, of longing. There is a yearning for deliverance … From now until Christmas our expectations are to be expanding. Someone is coming who is the answer to every need we have. The arrival of the Christ-child has never been more needed. […]