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Tag: Jesus

We All Begin In The Dirt: What Butterflies Can Teach You About Life in Christ

For my oldest daughter’s birthday, my sister-in-love, a preschool teacher, decided to forgo the usual gifts of princesses, baby dolls, or crafts, and instead get Makaylan a Live Butterfly Adventure. A few days later we received a package... Read More »

Day 25: The Word Made Flesh

Today’s Scripture Reading:  John 1:1-18 1 In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.  2 He was in the beginning with God. 3 All things were made through Him, and without Him nothing was made that... Read More »

Day 24: The Nativity

Today’s Scripture Reading: Luke 2:1-20 1 And it came to pass in those days that a decree went out from Caesar Augustus that all the world should be registered. 2 This census first took place while Quirinius was governing Syria. 3 So a... Read More »

Day 23: The Magi

Today’s Scripture Reading: Matthew 2:1-12 1 Now after Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea in the days of Herod the king, behold, wise men from the East came to Jerusalem, 2 saying, “Where is He who has been born King of the Jew... Read More »

Light and Life To All He Brings! An Advent Scripture Reading

Join us this Advent season as we celebrate the coming of Christ with The Jesse Tree. This beloved tradition dates back to the Medieval period, and anticipates the birth of Jesus by tracing the story of redemption from Creation to Christm... Read More »

Eating a Meal with Jesus

“The Son of Man has come eating and drinking, and you say, ‘Look, a glutton and a drunkard, a friend of tax collectors and sinners!’” (Luke 7:34) Why did Jesus come? He came to serve, to give His life as a ransom, to seek and save t... Read More »

Hope from a Stump

A couple of years ago, we noticed something odd growing in the middle of our crape myrtle tree. This particular tree is on the side of our house where we hardly ever play or walk, so we hadn’t paid much attention to it in the 6 months we ... Read More »

Theology Thursday: Understanding the Mosaic of the Atonement

I grew up in St. Louis, MO, and one of my favorite places in the city is the Cathedral Basilica. This massive cathedral holds the largest collection of mosaic art in the entire world. It’s breathtaking! Wall-to-wall, intricate glass piece... Read More »

Before we can begin to see the cross as something done for us, we have to see it as something done by us.

Before we can begin to see the cross as something done for us (leading us to faith and worship), we have to see it as something done by us (leading us to repentance). Indeed, “only the man who is prepared to own his share in the guilt of... Read More »

Theology Thursday: Did Jesus Actually Claim to Be God?

It was probably the most frustrating conversation I’d had since the time I tried to explain how I forgot to snip the security tag out of my clothes and that’s what was making the alarm go off! (Another story for another day…) Sh... Read More »