Month: December 2020

A Sure Foundation

In that day he will be your sure foundation, providing a rich store of salvation, wisdom, and knowledge. The fear of the Lord will be your treasure.” Isaiah 33:6 When you’re building a house, the most important time… Read More

What Gift Can You Give Yourself For Christmas?

“Come to me, all of you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest” (Matthew 11:28, NIV). Gift-giving is not my strong suit. I stand in the aisles of stores slack-jawed with my eyes glazed… Read More

How to Invite Jesus to His Birthday Celebration

But Mary treasured up all these things and pondered them in her heart (Luke 2:19 NIV). Friend to FriendEvery year, I search for Christmas poems, stories, and traditions that stir my soul and keep my focus on Jesus. Perhaps none has… Read More

Do You Have Room for Jesus?

“And she brought forth her firstborn Son, and wrapped Him in swaddling cloths, and laid Him in a manger, because there was no room for them in the inn.” —Luke 2:7 It’s easy for us to vilify the… Read More

It’s Time to Forgive

“Instead, be kind to each other, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, just as God through Christ has forgiven you.”—Ephesians 4:32As Christmas approaches, you’ll probably be gathering with family. Maybe you’ll be traveling, or maybe your family will be coming… Read More