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A Moment of Truth for the Apostle Peter and Me

Saturday, April 19th, 2014

Having arrested Him, they led Him and brought Him into the high priest’s house.  But Peter followed at a distance.  Now when they had kindled a fire in the midst of the courtyard and sat down together, Peter sat among them.  And a certain servant girl, seeing him as he sat by the fire, looked […]

A Light Shines In The Darkness

Thursday, December 19th, 2013

“…For my eyes have seen Your salvation which You have prepared before the face of all peoples, a light to bring revelation to the Gentiles, and the glory of your people Israel. ”       (Luke 2:30-32.) “And this is the condemnation, that the light has come into the world, and men loved darkness […]

Give Thanks

Monday, November 25th, 2013

In everything give thanks: for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus concerning you.  (1 Thessalonians 5: 18) Give thanks with a grateful heart. Give thanks to the Holy One. Give thanks because He’s given Jesus Christ, His Son.   (Henry Smith)      It’s Thanksgiving Day week here in the US, and it is […]

What Shall We Wear For Easter?

Saturday, March 30th, 2013

But the Lord said to Samuel, “Do not look at his appearance or at his physical stature…  For the Lord does not see as man sees; for man looks at the outward appearance, but the Lord looks at the heart.”       Most of the larger department stores have been running TV spots for weeks, advertising […]

Nothing But the Blood of Jesus

Friday, March 29th, 2013

What can wash away my sin?  Nothing but the Blood of Jesus;/ What can make me whole again?  Nothing but the Blood of Jesus…. Nothing can for sin atone, nothing but the Blood of Jesus;/ Naught of good that I have done, Nothing but the Blood of Jesus.     (Robert Lowry–1876)      I thought perhaps since […]

Where Will You Find Him?

Saturday, December 22nd, 2012

And lo, the angel of the Lord came upon them, and the glory of the Lord shone round about them: and they were sore afraid.  And the angel said unto them, Fear not: for behold I bring you good tidings of great joy, which shall be to all people.  For unto you is born this […]

A Season of Gifts

Sunday, December 18th, 2011

She brought forth her first-born Son, and wrapped Him in swaddling cloths, and laid Him in a manger, because there was no room for them in the inn.  Now there were in the same country shepherds living out in the fields, keeping watch over their flock by night.  And behold, an angel of the Lord […]

The Resurrection and the Passover-Just a Few Thoughts

Tuesday, April 19th, 2011

  But He was wounded for our transgressions, He was bruised for our iniquities; the chastisement for our peace was upon Him, and by His stripes we are healed.   (Isaiah 53:5) In this the love of God was manifested toward us, that God has sent His only begotten Son into the world, that we might […]

Lenten “Sacrifice” in the 21st Century–What’s Missing?

Tuesday, March 8th, 2011

“For Janis Galvin, fasting for Lent has long meant saying no to candy for the 40 days before Easter.  But when the season begins this year on March 9, it’s apt to mean something more:  walking when she’d rather drive…or turning the thermostat way down.  Galvin, an Episcopalian, will join with about 1,000 others who’ve […]

A Son Is Given–Birth Announcements in the OT

Friday, December 17th, 2010

“For unto us a Child is born, unto us a Son is given; and the government will be upon His shoulder.  And His name will be called Wonderful, Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.”  (Isaiah 9:6) “Therefore the Lord Himself will give you a sign:  Behold, the virgin shall conceive and bear a […]

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