Posts tagged “Bible Stories”
What it feels like to wrestle with God
“What do you want, Lord?” I whisper this prayer first thing in the morning. Then before the sun rises, I go to church. I…
Simply Christmas: Seek. Speak. Think.
Life slows down after Christmas for us, but not on that first Christmas. The shepherds burst with good news and blurted it out to anyone who would listen. Mary treasured up the truths about her newborn son. People went home glorifying and praising God for all they had heard and seen. What if we did the same?
Christmas: God Is With Us
Watch the entire devotional series from this Christmas week, as Pastor Jeremy reminds us just how amazing our God is with his presence and promises.
Marvel at What God Did
This Christmas Day, don’t worry about your to-do list. Instead, remember that Christmas is all about what God did.
You’re Not Alone
If you’re feeling overwhelmed as Christmas approaches, you’re not alone. Mary and Joseph felt this too. But remember who was with them–and he is with you too.
You’re Not a Nobody
Do you ever feel unnoticed, unappreciated, or invisible? Let the shepherds who first heard about Jesus be a reminder that you’re someone special.
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!
When Christmas Isn’t Merry
Watch the entire devotional series from this week, as Pastor Jon talks about what we can do when the Christmas season isn’t so happy and merry.
Christmas Story Trivia!
How well do you think you know the Christmas story? Pastor Jon challenges you with a quiz!
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…
Magnificat: He kept his word to Abraham
Mary’s Advent joy was communal. She was excited not only for herself but for her nation as well. And not just because of a…
Simply Christmas: Best. Gift. Ever.
Few things are as exciting as finding a Christmas gift labeled To: (You). The label means someone thought about you. Someone loved you. Someone searched for just the right gift. No passage proves God’s giving heart more than Luke 2:11, the classic summary of the gift of Christmas.