December 30, 2016

Read: John 19:28-30 

There is a lot of excitement around the Christmas season. We experience parties and dinners, decorations and traditions, surprises and gifts. There is lots of time spent shopping and wrapping. The kitchen is made messy and cleaned while cooking and...

December 29, 2016

Read: Matthew 1:20-21 

Many times in life, things happen that are beyond us and leave us asking God, "what are You doing here?" Because we cannot see the big picture and we don't hold infinity in our hands we become easily confused, it is just who we are. Joseph finds h...

December 28, 2016

Read: Colossians 1:15-22 

If you had a choice of saviors, would you choose any other than Jesus Christ? If you must choose, why not choose the best, the utmost, the Alpha and the Omega, the beginning and the end, the One who was from the beginning, the One who was befor...

December 27, 2016

Read: Isaiah 53:3-5 

As a parent I can understand just how much God loves us, however, I am not willing to sacrifice for the sin of someone else. This should show us just how far God is willing to go. 

This chapter of Isaiah is one of the most revered in the Old Testamen...

December 26, 2016

Read: Hebrews 2:9 

Sometimes in order to be the best teacher possible, an instructor has to put himself or herself in the place of the students. Many people think that was Michael Jordan’s thinking when he went from wearing high-priced suits and sitting in the company s...

December 23, 2016

Read: Philippians 2:5-11 

The Apostle Paul encourages us to have the same attitude that Jesus had when it comes to our relationships with one another. Our attitude is the way we think, feel, or behave and it reflects the condition of our heart--not our physical heart, b...

December 22, 2016

Read: John 13:1-17 

Is there a job at home or school (or an aspect of your work) that you really don’t like doing? Maybe it’s picking up trash or walking the dog or mopping the floor or cleaning the shower . . . or toilet. How would you feel about having to wash the fee...

December 21, 2016

Read: 2 Corinthians 8:9 

Do you know someone who is constantly borrowing things from other people? Well, Jesus was one of those guys. Because of his choice to become poor for our sake, he borrowed food, clothing, a coin to give an illustration, a donkey to enter Jerusal...