Posts tagged with ‘Christmas’

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12/24/19 TAKE THE JOY OF CHRISTMAS WITH YOU EVERY DAY

by Barry Lovett

“Then the shepherds returned, glorifying and praising God for all the things that they had heard and seen, as it was told them.” Luke 2:20. The shepherds heard an angel announce the birth of the Savior, followed by a “multitude of the heavenly host praising God”.  After they found Mary, Joseph, and the Baby in Bethlehem, the […]

12/23/19 TRUE PEACE COMES FROM THE PRINCE OF PEACE

by Barry Lovett

“They shall beat their swords into plowshares…; neither shall they learn war anymore.” Isaiah 2:4. The prophet Isaiah predicted a future day of Christ’s reign of peace on this earth.  Christmastime serves as a reminder that the Prince of Peace is coming back and will ultimately bring a time of global calm and compassion.  As we celebrate the first […]

12/20/19 GOD’S LOVE FOR US WAS REVEALED IN THE COMING OF JESUS

by Barry Lovett

“The heavens declare the glory of God; and the firmament shows His handiwork.” Psalm 19:1. You don’t have to gaze long at the night sky to marvel at the wonder of God’s awe-inspiring handiwork.  It’s as though all of us have front-row seats in the theater of God’s creative power.  But the nightly show we experience is […]

12/19/19 GOD’S HIGHEST GIFT SHOULD AWAKEN OUR DEEPEST GRATITUDE

by Barry Lovett

“And you…He has reconciled in the body of His flesh through death, to present you holy, and blameless and above reproach in His sight.” Colossians 1:21-22. We often think of Christmas as a season of giving.  Most of us try hard to find gifts that friends and family will like, but not all gifts are equal. […]

12/9/19 GOD’S GIFT TO THE WORLD IS THE LIFE-GIVING SAVIOR

by Barry Lovett

“[Mary] brought forth her firstborn Son, and wrapped in swaddling cloths, and laid Him in a manger.” Luke 2:7. God the Father, because of love, sent a gift to this world 2,000 years ago.  Jesus was wrapped in swaddling cloth and laid in a manger. Shepherds rushed to see Him and then couldn’t help but share […]