In the same way, we have seasons in life. We’ll have the occasional wintery day with
grey clouds and cold, but we serve a God who promises that spring will be on the way.
Episode #123 – This week, we are sharing our hearts with you. Last year was certainly a year of calamity. And, I think we can all agree we’re glad it’s over. But for many, the residual effects have left us reeling from it all. Some are filled with grief over loss, financial ruin, and the death of loved ones. The cold, the lonely, the hard… it’s all part of The Winter Season.
You might be carrying your own sort of burdens this winter — burdens that feel just a little too heavy for you to reasonably lift to the throne.
Some went so far in this deception as to become hosts for demons themselves. Jesus was dismantling this demonic oppression in front of their eyes.
Her energy began to fade as she paused to breathe. Simeon took a step toward her as with new strength she continued.
Christians throughout history have argued for a variety of dates throughout the calendar with great reasons for each candidate and theory.
Six months into Elizabeth’s pregnancy, her young cousin, Mary, came for a visit. Neighbors caught a glimpse of the older woman as Mary approached the house.
The angel identified himself as Gabriel who stands in the presence of God. That should be enough credentials!
If our possessions crowd every inch of space in the house, garage, and rented storage space, we can still see something we do not possess and long for it.
As we begin our journey through the Christmas story we must remember that, unlike Calvary, the Incarnation is not a “once and for all” truth.
Those who know the Jesus of The Jesus Story, know better. There is a God who loves us and this was proven at the Cross.