Being Concerned about the Right Things at Christmas

Weekend Musings “Your soul will shrink to the level of its concerns.”  —John Piper Make sure this Christmas that you remain ultimately concerned about the right things. He is called “Immanuel” because He is “God with us.” He was named Jesus, “because He would save His people from their sins.” (Matthew 1:18-25)   Who He … More Being Concerned about the Right Things at Christmas

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Have a Blessed Christmas from a Dead but Living Black Woman

A wise mother’s legacy to her son. Have the best of Christmas’s this year. Remember Who (Jesus) and what it is all about (Salvation)? 9 And an angel of the Lord appeared to them, and the glory of the Lord shone around them, and they were filled with fear. And the angel said to them, … More Have a Blessed Christmas from a Dead but Living Black Woman

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Longing for the King as His Birth Approaches

Sunday Musings The Final Question to the Westminster Shorter Catechism is Question 107. What does the conclusion of the Lord’s Prayer teach us? Answer: The conclusion of the Lord’s Prayer, which is, For thine is the kingdom, and power, and the glory, forever. Amen, teaches us to take our encouragement in prayer from God only, and in … More Longing for the King as His Birth Approaches

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If the Genealogies are Inspired Why Don’t We Preach from Them?

Tuesday is for Preaching Got your Christmas series planned? Not? Do you believe the whole Bible is inspired? Try this one.  Consider doing a month long series in Matthew 1:1-25. Week 1:  Matthew 1:1-6a  What Child is This: Part 1 Week 2:  Matthew 1:6b-11 What Child is This: Part 2 Week 3:  Matthew 1:12-17 What … More If the Genealogies are Inspired Why Don’t We Preach from Them?

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Beyond Narnia: Always Christmas, Never Winter

Friday is for Heart Songs The Importance of the Names of Christ  The Old Testament makes it clear that it is God alone who can save men and women from sin and the corrupting influence of sin: Genesis 49:18                         2 Kings 19:15-19                     2 Chron. 14:11  2 Chronicles 20:5-12              Psalm … More Beyond Narnia: Always Christmas, Never Winter

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