Tag: Christmas

Babe in a Manger (Free Christmas Coloring Sheet)

In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. But when the fullness of time had come, God sent forth his Son, born of woman, born under the law. And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us, and we have seen his glory, glory as of the only Son […]

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O Come, O Come Emmanuel

Think back over 2000 years ago, to a time when the nation of Israel dwelt captive in the Babylonian empire. Life is bleak, cold, hard. Thoughts of freedom have been abandoned. Hope is all but forgotten. Centuries before, God had covenanted with the great King David and promised that his royal line would never die […]

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5 Things for Your Thanksgiving Holiday Weekend

1️⃣ Free Print:  Want a Thanksgiving print to brighten up your buffet table or living room? Click here to download this hand-lettered “Give Thanks” print for FREE. (Print on cardstock or 28 lb paper. Free for personal use, but please don’t sell it or anything made from it.) 2️⃣ Food for Thought: If you need a little motivation to […]

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The Unexpectedness of the First Christmas

The virgin birth of Christ in Bethlehem had been prophesied hundreds of years before it actually happened. But it happened in a way that was completely unexpected. Mary was just an ordinary girl. Joseph, just a simple carpenter. The manger in Bethlehem was surrounded by itchy hay and the sounds and smells of working animals. Not to mention the shepherds, […]

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Is Your Heart Ready for Christmas?

Christmas is less than two weeks away and I haven’t even started my Christmas cards, I’m only half-done my shopping, and I still have baking to do. I’m not ready for Christmas… at least in that sense. But I am preparing. Are you? I don’t mean the party-planning, picture-taking, shopping and wrapping, baking and traveling sort of […]

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A Christmas Meditation: Let Us Adore Him!

Let us adore Christ the Lord, together at Christmastime… For to us a child is born, to us a son is given; And that child is our Messiah, And that son is our promised Redeemer! The government shall be upon his shoulder, whose coming forth is from of old, from ancient days. And he shall stand and […]

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Let’s Chat: Christmas Traditions!

One of my favorite things about Christmas is all the traditions we get observe every year. You know, those things you do every single year that make it finally “feel like” Christmas. Or those certain ways you like to celebrate Jesus, or particular ways you enjoy being together as a family during the Christmas season. Whether […]

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