Mending Broken Relationships

Hi friends! Despite evil in the world and the downward spiral in ethics and Biblical living so prevalent in the world, I am excited about certain things I see today. Basic understanding of Biblical history tells us a very basic thing: Jesus was Jewish, and so were the first followers of Christ! The Gospel didn't …

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Part 4 – Understanding the Past: What Lessons Can We Learn?

Week 2 of Understanding the Times God had a plan! Before the foundations of the earth, God chose to bless us (Ephesians 1:3-4), and He chose Abraham as the one through whom He would impart that blessing (Genesis 12:3). Go back and review the previous posts to get the full essence of those promises! Through …

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The Power of Jesus’ Presence in Your Life and Mine!

By divine sovereignty, the power of Jesus’ presence was put on display even before His birth.  (See here and here.)  Not only did the power of Jesus’ presence make Mary a favored one, but the baby in Elizabeth’s womb leaped in the presence of the Christ child alive in Mary’s womb.  Indeed, God the Father …

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Celebrating the Birth of a Jewish Carpenter: Part of a Master Plan

At Christmas we celebrate the birth of a Jewish Carpenter.  But why...what does it all mean...and what is the significance? This is the fourth in a series of short devotionals about Jesus’ birth, so if you’ve missed the previous ones, catch up on those to fully understand today’s final segment. Born with a PurposeThe Father’s MasterpieceWood …

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