Life Notes—December 27, 2012 “But to all who received him, who believed in his name, he gave power to become children of God, who were born, not of blood or of the will of the flesh or of the will of man, but of God.” John 1:12-13 Christmas is over. The Christ-child was born (again) … Continue reading What Now?
Month: December 2012
No Place at the Inn
Life Notes—December 20, 2012 “While they were there, the time came for her to deliver her child. And she gave birth to her firstborn son and wrapped him in bands of cloth, and laid him in a manger, because there was no place for them in the inn.” Luke 2:6-7 Not surprisingly, we romanticize the … Continue reading No Place at the Inn
Life Notes—December 13, 2012 “John answered all of them by saying, ‘I baptize you with water; but one who is more powerful than I is coming; I am not worthy to untie the throng of his sandals. He will baptize you with the Holy Spirit and fire. His winnowing fork is in his hand, to … Continue reading Good News?
Visions of Angels
Life Notes—December 6, 2012 “Now the birth of Jesus the Messiah took place in this way. When his mother Mary had been engaged to Joseph, but before they lived together, she was found to be with child from the Holy Spirit. Her husband, Joseph, being a righteous man and unwilling to expose her to public … Continue reading Visions of Angels