Full of Grace and Truth

Now in those days a decree went out from Caesar Augustus, that a census be taken of all the inhabited earth.  This was the first census taken while  Quirinius was governor of Syria.  And all the people were on their way to register…

A Meditation for Christmas Day

Just look at Him.  He doesn’t look very remarkable lying there in the straw.  He seems very much as any other newborn ~ red and wrinkled and making sucking motions with His tiny mouth in His sleep.  Just the same,…

Prophecies of Christ’s Birth ~ revisited part II

Nicodemus is one of my favorite characters in the Bible.  I feel his inner struggle as he seeks Jesus in the garden, desperately longing to wrap his head around kingdom principles.  After his encounter with Jesus, he would discover his…

Prophecies of Christ’s Birth ~ revisited

As I open my Bible to the Old Testament, my heart skips a beat. My first class in Old Testament in seminary whether from the professor’s compassionate homilies or just reading the text, was the beginning, the spark, that caused…