Posts tagged with ‘Christmas’

12/22/23 GOD’S UNDYING DESIRE FOR YOU WILL NEVER CEASE

by Barry Lovett

“God sent forth His Son, born of a woman… to redeem those who were under the law.”  Galatians 4:4-5.  God’s untiring pursuit of the wayward is at the heart of the Christmas message.  And it’s not just the Christmas story.  It’s the story of God’s pursuit of Adam and Eve after the fall; of David […]

THE GOODNESS AND LOVE OF GOD BECAME INCARNATE AT BETHLEHEM

by Barry Lovett

“Though He was rich, yet for your sakes He became poor, that you through His poverty might become rich.”  II Corinthians 8:9.   It’s said that Herod built hid palace to commemorate a victory in battle, but knowing Herod’s selfish ambition it’s possible he had another purpose in mind.  Some have speculated that Herod, knew about […]

12/20/23 BE ALERT FOR THE WORK AND PRESENCE OF JESUS

by Barry Lovett

“The One whom you worship without knowing, Him I proclaim to you.” Acts 17:23. All gifts of creativity, like the Magi’s star, point straight to a stable in Bethlehem. Paul wrote that God is at work among people of all nations so that they should seek the Lord, in the hope that they might look […]

12/19/23 HEAVEN’S CHOIR CAME DOWN TO SING WHEN HEAVEN’S KING CAME DOW TO SAVE

by Barry Lovett

“Glory to God in the highest!”  Luke 2:14   After the angel announced Jesus’ birth to some wide-eyed shepherds, a chorus of angels began “praising God”.  The shepherds responded by running to Bethlehemwhere they found the newborn King lying in a barnyard bassinet.  They returned to their fields “glorifying and praising God for all the things […]