O Little Town of Bethlehem

But you, O Bethlehem Ephrathah, are only a small village among all the people of Judah. Yet a ruler of Israel will come from you,one whose origins are from the distant past. (Micah 5:2 NLT) Last year, I was blessed to finally visit Israel, the land where Jesus was born, ministered and died. I touredContinue reading “O Little Town of Bethlehem”

The Prince of Peace

He shall be called Prince of Peace. (Isaiah 9:6 ESV) We all long for peace – peace with God, others and ourselves. Lest we think we’re the only ones, let’s recap to 2,000 years ago when the Jews living under Roman rule prayed for the promised Deliverer Who would be called the Prince of Peace.Continue reading “The Prince of Peace”

A Dream of Christmas

I came so they can have real and eternal life, more and better life than they ever dreamed of. (John 10:10 MSG) In Hallmark’s A Dream of Christmas (yes, I’m already watching Christmas movies and no, it’s never too early to start), Penny, a restless married woman, wishes that she was never married. Her wishContinue reading “A Dream of Christmas”