Posts tagged with ‘Christmas’

12/8/22 CHRIST CAME TO SEEK AND TO SAVE THE LOST

by Barry Lovett

“For even the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give His life a ransom for many.” Mark 10:45 The Bible tells us of the Messiah who was born to rescue humanity from the penalty of sin.  What He did rises above all earthly comparison.  Two thousand years […]

12/24/21 GOD’S LOVE BECAME INCARNATE AT BETHLEHEM

by Barry Lovett

“For unto us a Child is born, unto us a Son is given.” Isaiah 9:6. The New Testament clarifies who this Son is. In Luke 1, the angelic messenger appeared to Mary and identified the Christ-child in four ways.  He would be the son of Mary, making Him fully human (Luke 1:31). He would be the Son […]

12/23/15 JESUS IS ALWAYS THE REASON TO CELEBRATE

by Barry Lovett

“Joseph and His mother marveled at those things which were spoken of [Jesus].” Simeon and Anna celebrated the coming of Jesus and His salvation when Joseph and Mary brought Him to the temple as a baby (Luke 2:25-38).  Simeon, a man who was told by the Spirit that he would not die before he saw the Messiah, […]

12/18/20 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. But the nightly show we experience is nothing compared to the glory that God displayed when He sent His Son to […]

12/17/20 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. […]