Tag Archives: Christmas

Welcome to 2017!

Matthew 2:1-6 (New Revised Standard Version) In the time of King Herod, after Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea, wise men from the East came to Jerusalem, asking, “Where is the child who has been born king of the … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas!

A few years ago for Christmas I gave my niece Emma a Fisher Price nativity set just like this one. The cutest little roly poly Mary and Joseph you’ve ever seen, with a little baby Jesus in the straw. I … Continue reading

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A Surprise Twist

Matthew 1:18-21 This is how Jesus the Messiah was born. His mother, Mary, was engaged to be married to Joseph. But before the marriage took place, while she was still a virgin, she became pregnant through the power of the … Continue reading

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A Surprising Faith

Luke 1:13-17 The angel said to her, “Do not be afraid, Mary, for you have found favor with God. And now, you will conceive in your womb and bear a son, and you will name him Jesus. He will be … Continue reading

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Word!

John 1:1-5, 14 (New Revised Standard Version) In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was in the beginning with God. All things came into being through him, and without … Continue reading

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Fullness

Colossians 2:6-7, 9-10 (New Revised Standard Version) As you therefore have received Christ Jesus the Lord, continue to live your lives in him, rooted and built up in him and established in the faith, just as you were taught, abounding … Continue reading

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Incarnate

Colossians 2:6-7 (New Revised Standard Version) As you therefore have received Christ Jesus the Lord, continue to live your lives in him, rooted and built up in him and established in the faith, just as you were taught, abounding in … Continue reading

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