Living in Jesus’ Light

How extraordinary to think that in the person of Jesus Christ, of Jesus Messiah, eternal God dwelled on earth in human form! And how extraordinary to think that through union with him by the Holy Spirit he sends, human form is enabled to dwell eternally with our Father in heaven! …

Expecting Jesus

Have you ever considered the fact that Mary, a virgin betrothed to Joseph, didn’t get to plan her first pregnancy? As one who was engaged, she likely thought about the time after she and Joseph were married when, if God allowed, they would be able to start a family. In …

Jesus the Light of Life

As I’ve pondered how to introduce our season of Advent this year, I looked at our first Advent reading. As you heard read earlier, it states in part, Today we begin a new Christian year with the season of Advent. The word advent means “coming.” It’s a time of preparation …

The Sovereign LORD, Our Strength

The Scripture reading from Habakkuk expresses well the jarring contrast we often experience, doesn’t it? On the one hand, we have the record and testimony of God’s greatness—who he is and the marvelous things he has done; on the other, we have an expression of the threat of deprivation and …