Posts tagged “Angels”
Do not be afraid
My grandma Novotny used to love wearing angel sweatshirts. Standard-issue gray with long sleeves and an angel stitched onto the chest. I can still…
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….
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!
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…