Heart of Christmas

The story of the Magi is a powerful story. Have you every reflected upon this story? Have you every reflected upon what the gifts mean? How are the gifts significant to worship? This story in the Christmas narrative goes to the heart of Christmas – what our mindset should be for Christmas. Matthew 2:11 11 After … More Heart of Christmas


There are many gifts that are given during the Advent Season. God’s gifts are precious. The gifts are not an ends in themselves, they all lead us to God Himself. Ultimately, that is what all His gifts are for. Romans 15:8-9 8 For I say that Christ has become a servant to the circumcision on behalf … More Gifts

Real Love

God is love, meditate on that a little bit – God is love. The God who is – loves. He love you, He love me, He loves all of us. There are many things you can say to describe God, many words you can use to describe His character; but the most accurate one is … More Real Love

Son of Man

Do you ever wonder why Christ is called the Son of Man? It’s because of Advent. It’s because of the specific Christmas moment during the Advent Season. The Son of Man was Christ’s favorite designation for Himself. In fact, Jesus uses it at least 80 times within the four Gospels. Daniel 7:13-14 13 “I kept looking … More Son of Man

God Can Be Trusted

One of the greatest things we can ascertain this Advent Season is that God can be trusted. God’s very nature is one of truthfulness. When God made a covenant with Abraham about the coming Messiah it demonstrated the trustworthiness of our loving God. When the Father made a promise with Abraham and kept it, it … More God Can Be Trusted

Blessing to Us

Christmas is about blessing. God blessing man whom He dearly loves, by sending His Son. The Christmas season isn’t just about you blessing others with Christmas gifts. The most precious gift this season is God’s love in the form of Jesus Christ. Acts 3:22-26 22 Moses said, ‘The Lord God will raise up for you a … More Blessing to Us

Magnifying God

The scene that stands out the most to me is the interaction between the angels and shepherds. This dialogue has been reenacted in children’s pageants, movies, and everyones’ favorite – Charlie Brown. It’s an interaction where the angels and the heavenly host magnify the Lord and give glory to His name and announce that the … More Magnifying God

Purpose of Christmas

Have you ever been asked the question: Why Christmas happened or what’s the purpose of Christmas. Usually these questions come from little children or possibly a new believer. But it’s important regardless of what stage of our Christian walk to reflect on this concept. What is the purpose of Christmas? 1 John 3:5,8 5 You know … More Purpose of Christmas