Most of us have this idealistic idea about Christmas, but it will never be perfect. And you know what? The first Christmas wasn’t perfect either. It was beyond messy. So why worry when things go wrong this year?
God’s gift of salvation through Jesus Christ is indeed a gift too wonderful for words. And it’s the best gift you’ll ever receive.
Nazareth isn’t some holy hamlet. It’s a rugged and dirty place, always has been. But it was there, in that lonely town, Mary was visited by the angel Gabriel and told she would bear the Messiah, the Saviour of the world.
Parents, teach your child of his significance regardless of looks, abilities, or intelligence. Every child is entitled to grow up confident and secure.
Goliath was an enormous man. Measuring nine feet nine inches tall, he was, and still is, an intimidating presence. However, Goliath didn't intimidate David. The only giant he saw was God—he knew God would help him. What about the giants in your life? How do you handle them? Straight on like David, or do you avoid them, in the hopes someone else will fight them?
When everyone is busy following major world events, God is watching the hillside—looking for faithful followers to fulfil His purposes. When we’re faithful to the demanding tasks of life, the daily grind of life, that’s when God can use us.
Some subjects are so profound not only can we not comprehend it, but also it becomes mind-boggling. It’s impossible for us to understand an existence beyond time and space. For us to comprehend the glories of heaven, God adjusts His truth to communicate with our simple, limited minds.
Satan’s aim is to destroy God’s creation. But his strength is limited and his days are numbered. He’s the ultimate loser. And he’s a defeated foe. Just read the book of Revelation.
Last words are often great words. They clarify, solidify, prioritize, and summarize. That’s why they’re meaningful.
Erosion is slow, silent, and subtle. That’s why compromise can so quickly lead to erosion—it isn’t always bad, but when we compromise on God’s Word erosion beings to take place. And that leads to destruction.