Coming Into The Light

The true light that gives light to everyone, was coming into the world. (John 1:9 CSB) Light is powerful. It helps us see things clearly, it keeps us warm, it’s a symbol of hope and truth. Without it, we are left to dwell in darkness. Stumbling, crashing, aimlessly wandering around in despair, cold and afraid. John […]

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Light For Prisoners in Darkness

The people walking in darkness have seen a great light; a light has dawned on those living in the land of darkness. (Isaiah 9:2 CSB) The Bible honestly and frankly describes our world as a place of darkness. A place full of evil and suffering— violence, poverty, injustice, sickness, and unimaginable pain. Throughout our lives we experience […]

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Christmas Is More Than You Think

In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. The Word became flesh and dwelt among us. (John 1:1, 14a CSB) Most biographies start with a person’s birth. But according to the Apostle John, the story of Jesus doesn’t start in Bethlehem. It doesn’t start with angels or the Virgin […]

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Christmas Reading: December 21

Satisfy us in the morning with your faithful love so that we may shout with joy and be glad all our days. (Psalm 90:14 CSB) The Christmas story evokes lots of emotions, but the most important might be joy. Joy means cheerfulness or gladness. Joy is what you feel when you win something. It’s what […]

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Christmas Reading: December 20

After seeing them, they reported the message they were told about this child. The shepherds returned, glorifying and praising God for all the things they had seen and heard, which were just as they had been told. (Luke 2:17, 20 CSB) God chose shepherds as the first people to hear the news about Jesus’ birth. […]

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