How Many Kings

Luke describes Jesus' entry into Jerusalem. The attitude of the crowd on Sunday is quite different from what it will be on Friday. Jesus is greeted with praise and honor. On Friday, the cheers have turned to jeers and cursing.  As I was reading through Luke I am reminded that none of this took Jesus … Continue reading How Many Kings

Easter and Good Intentions

Well, it is almost 10 PM and I haven't gotten a post for Easter written. I try to post something each day between Palm Sunday and Easter. However,  things just haven't worked out as planned.  Between church, family and other responsibilities it is has been a busy week. According to the Big Guy it is … Continue reading Easter and Good Intentions

Sounds of the Season 2013: Christmas

Just A Girl by Brandon Heath 2 At that time the Roman emperor, Augustus, decreed that a census should be taken throughout the Roman Empire. 2 (This was the first census taken when Quirinius was governor of Syria.) 3 All returned to their own ancestral towns to register for this census. 4 And because Joseph was a descendant of … Continue reading Sounds of the Season 2013: Christmas

Emmanuel

8 Now the birth of Jesus Christ took place in this way. When his mother Mary had been betrothed to Joseph, before they came together she was found to be with child from the Holy Spirit. 19 And her husband Joseph, being a just man and unwilling to put her to shame, resolved to divorce her quietly. … Continue reading Emmanuel

Holy Week: Jesus Paid It All

For Christ also suffered once for sins, the righteous for the unrighteous, to bring you to God. He was put to death in the body but made alive in the Spirit. (1 Peter 3:18, New International Version) Jesus Paid it All performed by Kristian Stanfill I hear the Savior say, "Thy strength indeed is small; … Continue reading Holy Week: Jesus Paid It All

Thought for the Day

“If this is going to be a Christian nation that doesn't help the poor, either we have to pretend that Jesus was just as selfish as we are, or we've got to acknowledge that He commanded us to love the poor and serve the needy without condition and then admit that we just don't want … Continue reading Thought for the Day

History of Christmas

Christmas is the celebration of the birth of Christ. Although many of the traditions associated with Christmas and even the day on which is celebrated have pagan origins. Most likely Christ was not born on December 25th. The weather conditions at that time of the year would have made it unlikely Mary & Joseph would … Continue reading History of Christmas