Category Archives: Christmas

“What Christmas is All About”

In Sweden, there is a church in a little town with a crucifix hanging in an unusual place.  It is directly in front of the pulpit so that it is visible to the person behind the pulpit.  It has been … Continue reading

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WHO IS JESUS CHRIST TO YOU?

Charles Spurgeon, the great preacher, once answered this most important question of life in the writing of a poem… “What the hand is to the lute, What the breath is to the flute, What is fragrance to the smell, What … Continue reading

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“GOD’S WAY IS BETTER”

Aren’t you glad we didn’t write the Christmas Story? We would surely have messed it up. For example, *We would have had Jesus born in Jerusalem, the capital city, not in Bethlehem. *We would have placed Jesus in the home … Continue reading

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“THE OTHER SURPRISES OF CHRISTMAS”

When we think about a surprise at Christmas, we tend to think about giving someone an unexpected gift. But according to John Killinger in Christmas Spoken Here, Christmas is about other surprises. For example… “Zechariah and Elizabeth didn’t expect to … Continue reading

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“A LOOK IN THE MIRROR”

Have you noticed? Christmas is just around the corner – when we all will be tempted to go a little crazy with the decorating and the gift-buying. In fact, for many who shop on Black Friday or Cyber Monday, it’s … Continue reading

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“2014”

Christmas Day is now behind us and we stand at the door of a new year. Did you know that the word “January” comes from a root word that means “door?” January was thus the name given to the month … Continue reading

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“WHICH CHRISTMAS DO YOU CELEBRATE?”

The idea of Santa Claus is the stuff of legend. It had its roots in the tradition associated with Nicholas, bishop of Myra (an ancient city along the Mediterranean coast of what is now Turkey.) Six hundred years after he … Continue reading

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