Tag: Waiting


Take Sides with the Poor

Read: Luke 4:16-21 The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he has anointed me to proclaim good news to the poor. (v. 18) As Jesus began his ministry, he


Go Caroling

Read: Psalm 95:1-7 Oh come, let us sing to the Lord; let us make a joyful noise to the rock of our salvation! (v. 1) I have lovely memories of my


Treasure Up All These Things

Read: Luke 2:41-52 And his mother treasured up all these things in her heart. (v. 51) “Son, why have you treated us so? Behold, your father and I have been searching


Support Others

Read: Matthew 1:18-25 “Behold, the virgin shall conceive and bear a son, and they shall call his name Immanuel” (which means, God with us). (v. 23) The giant sequoia tree is


Be Still

Read: Psalm 46 Be still, and know that I am God. (v. 10) When I asked one of my Bible study friends what he most wanted for Christmas, he gave a


Name Your Favorite Christmas Smells

Read: 2 Corinthians 2:14-17 For we are the aroma of Christ to God among those who are being saved and among those who are perishing. (v. 15) What does Jesus smell


Receive God’s Good Gift

Read: Romans 6:20-23 The free gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord. (v. 23) My adolescent granddaughter has a habit I’ve come to admire. I’ve observed this


Be Thankful for Someone

Read: Ephesians 1:15-23 I do not cease to give thanks for you, remembering you in my prayers. (v. 16) Over the years I’ve tried to cultivate the habit of starting each


Be Willing to Cooperate

Read: Luke 1:26-38 Behold, I am the servant of the Lord; let it be to me according to your word. (v. 38) Imagine God tapped you on the shoulder and said,