The Only Box That Ever Contained God

And she gave birth to her firstborn son and wrapped Him in swaddling cloths and laid Him in a manger, because there was no place for them in the inn.—Luke 2:7

Many people people today try to put God inside a box. There’s Cosmic Genie God, who lives to grant our wishes. There’s Social Justice Warrior God, whose primary concern is equity. (more…)

Ho-Ho-Hum

And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us, and we have seen His glory, glory as of the only Son from the Father, full of grace and truth. – John 1:14

Some people love the Christmas season. They love the lights, the shopping, the decorating, the music, the baking of Christmas cookies, the gift exchanges, the parties. Christmases past are a (more…)

Joy in the Mourning

The light of Christmas shines dimly for many around the world. It is a time of want. It is a time of persecution. It is a time of grief. It is a time of loneliness. Comfort seems so distant. Words seem so empty – except these:
Weeping may last for the night, but a shout of joy comes in the morning. (Psalm (more…)