Life Notes—December 29, 2011 “He has made everything suitable for its time; moreover he has put a sense of past and future into their minds, yet they cannot find out what God has done from the beginning to the end. I know that there is nothing better for them than to be happy and enjoy … Continue reading Rebirth
Life Notes—December 22, 2011 “For a child has been born for us, a son given to us; authority rests upon his shoulders; and he is named Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.” Isaiah 9:6 Every year is the same. Well before Thanksgiving I vow to begin my Christmas shopping early and to … Continue reading Where’s the Peace?
Life Notes—December 15, 2011 “And Mary said, ‘My soul magnifies the Lord, and my spirit rejoices in God my Savior, for he has looked with favor on the lowliness of his servant.’” Luke 1:46-48a When I was in college I worked at a nursery in Topeka. The nursery was located near the I-70 exit one … Continue reading The Favor of God
Life Notes—December 8, 2011 “The spirit of the Lord God is upon me, because the Lord has anointed me; he has sent me to bring good news to the oppressed, to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and release the prisoners; to proclaim the year of the Lord’s favor, and the … Continue reading Proclamations of the Past
Life Notes—December 1, 2011“Her husband Joseph, being a righteous man and unwilling to expose her to public disgrace, planned to dismiss her quietly. But just when he had resolved to do this, an angel of the Lord appeared to him in a dream and said, ‘Joseph, son of David, do not be afraid to take … Continue reading Accepting Our Role