December 14th – Recapture the Wonder of Christmas – Luke 2:6-7

The moment in time, that changed the course of history has arrived.  The heavenly clock that begun in the garden 4,000 years before, when the Messiah was promised, has stopped, as these two short verses reveal the holy God incarnate taking His first earthly breath. And while they were there, …

December 13th – Recapture the Wonder of Christmas – Luke 2:1-5

The Christmas story… where does it begin?  As a child we would read the traditional story each year on Christmas Eve, which found in Luke 2.  This is where our reading begins today.  We find our very pregnant Mary traveling with her husband Joseph to the city of Bethlehem where …

December 12th – Recapture the Wonder of Christmas – Luke 1:46-56

Sometimes you just need to get away… The Song of Mary given the name “The Magnificat” [a title derived from the first word ‘magnify’] begins with “And Mary said…” and ends with “Mary remained with her [Elizabeth] for six months.” While Mary was away she found time to praise. Often …

December 10th – Recapture the Wonder of Christmas – Matthew 1: 18-25

Matthew 1: 18-25 I love Christmas shopping.  It may sound kinda crazy but I actually like the crowed mall, carrying lots of bags, and perusing the stores for the perfect gifts for my family and friends.  The thought of sitting at my computer and using Amazon Prime just doesn’t do …

December 8th – Recapture the Wonder of Christmas – Luke 1:18-25

It seems in our world today that bad news is around every corner.  Yesterday we remembered a day in history that holds some very bad news as “Just before 8 a.m. on December 7, 1941, hundreds of Japanese fighter planes attacked the American naval base at Pearl Harbor near Honolulu, …