Monthly Archives: December 2017

The Light of God’s Face in 2018

What do you need most in they year ahead? Psalm 80 gives an answer that might not have been on your list. Pray for God to restore you. Recognize God as the Shepherd/Vine-dresser. The setting seems to be the time … Continue reading

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It’s Time!

A child waits for someone to tell him finally, “It’s time!” In a much deeper sense God’s people were waiting for the time he had set, as Paul tells you in Galatians 4:4−5 God sent his Son for you. In … Continue reading

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The Lord’s Servant

Listening is important, for husbands and wives, for children, and for employees. Paul described the incarnation as the Son taking the form of a servant. Jesus had to listen to his Father. Listening was also something that his mother did. … Continue reading

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Joy to the World!

Joy to the world? But there are fires, fighting, work challenges, illness, and death. Can you really sing “Joy to the World”? When you look at Psalm 98 on which it is based, the answer is, “Yes!” Sing! Look back … Continue reading

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A New Name

When someone mentions the incarnation and birth of Christ our minds go to a little baby in Bethlehem. A sharp, double-edges sword seems out of place. But that Baby, now the exalted Lord, identifies himself to the church in Pergamum … Continue reading

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