Posts tagged “Angels”
How can you make the most of Christmas?
In 48 hours, it’ll all be over. For the past two months, most retailers and radio stations have been preparing you for this moment….
He was in his 80s, and he’d been through a lot. Exile. Conscription. Promotion. Betrayal. A failed execution-by-lion. And now a revelation from God….
Simply Christmas: The Price of Peace
There are many classic songs of the Christmas season, but nothing quite matches the first song of Christmas, the song of the angels in Bethlehem. Their lyrics are few, but their meaning is profound. God’s favor. Peace on earth. Glory to him on high!
Do not be afraid!
Do not be afraid! Mary, you have found favor with God. You will conceive and give birth to a Son, and you will name…
Simply Christmas: One Gift Fits All?
Christmas is a time when families gather, for better or worse. Tense relationships are revealed. Sins come front and center. Which is what makes Luke 2 so incredible. The shepherds are God’s first audience for Christmas. Angels bring good news of great joy to take away their fear and welcome them (and us) to the family of God.
Chasing Christmas contentment
Contentment at Christmas isn’t on most people’s radar. We buy more, ask for more, demand more. Even when our houses are bursting and we…
Angels: God’s limos
What’s the best ride you ever had? A big touring motorcycle? Luxury coach? Hot air balloon? Wedding party bus? Stretch limo? First-class cabin on…
Angels: God’s bailiffs
Judgment day will be a very busy time for God’s holy angels. Half of them will be appointed to serve as God’s bailiffs, arresting…
Angels: God’s child protectors
Some of the sweetest religious art depicts winged angels hovering over children walking or sleeping in their little beds. Those images are not just…
Angels: God’s messengers
It is our joy (and burden) to live in an age of multiple means of communication. You can get your thoughts to another person…
Chariots of fire
Gehazi, servant to the prophet Elisha, had no difficulty seeing his problems. Ben-Hadad II, the evil king of Aram, had sent an entire company…
GOD Is Here! You Don’t Have to Be Anxious
At the end of the day, no matter what happens, God will still be with you.