Christmas lights

Christmas lights O LORD, you are my lamp. The LORD lights up my darkness. – 2 Samuel 22:29 Philippians 2:12-16  12 Dear friends . . .. Work hard to show the results of your salvation, obeying God with deep reverence and fear.  13 For God is working in you, giving you the desire and theContinue reading “Christmas lights”

Growing up ∙

Growing up ∙ Even though Jesus was God’s Son, he learned obedience from the things he suffered. – Hebrews 5:8 Genesis 45:5-8  5 But don’t be upset, and don’t be angry with yourselves for selling me to this place. It was God who sent me here ahead of you to preserve your lives.  7 GodContinue reading “Growing up ∙”

Christmas treasure from St. Petersburg ∙

Christmas treasure from St. Petersburg ∙ I tell you the truth, until heaven and earth disappear, not even the smallest detail of God’s law will disappear until its purpose is achieved. – Matthew 5:18 2 Timothy 3:16-17  16 All Scripture is inspired by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, for training inContinue reading “Christmas treasure from St. Petersburg ∙”

The Christmas Truce ∙∙

The Christmas Truce ∙∙ Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace, good will toward men. – Luke 2:14 Luke 2:10-11  10 “Don’t be afraid!” he said. “I bring you good news that will bring great joy to all people.”  11 “The Savior – yes, the Messiah, the Lord – has been bornContinue reading “The Christmas Truce ∙∙”

Terminals or channels?

Terminals or channels? He who believes in Me, as the Scripture said, “From his innermost being will flow rivers of living water.” – John 7:38 1 Corinthians 12:4-11  4 There are different kinds of spiritual gifts, but the same Spirit is the source of them all.  5 There are different kinds of service, but weContinue reading “Terminals or channels?”