Monthly Archives: December 2011

Come to the light

Isaiah 60:1-6 (NIV) 1 “Arise, shine, for your light has come, and the glory of the LORD rises upon you.  2 See, darkness covers the earth and thick darkness is over the peoples, but the LORD rises upon you and … Continue reading

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Gift cards for Christmas

Luke 2:22-40  22 When the time came for the purification rites required by the Law of Moses, Joseph and Mary took him to Jerusalem to present him to the Lord 23 (as it is written in the Law of the … Continue reading

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Surprised by grace

2 Samuel 7:1-11, 16 1 After the king was settled in his palace and the LORD had given him rest from all his enemies around him, 2 he said to Nathan the prophet, “Here I am, living in a house … Continue reading

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Hands, feet, and index fingers

Isaiah 61:1-4; 8-11 1 The Spirit of the Sovereign LORD is on me, because the LORD has anointed me to proclaim good news to the poor.  He has sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim freedom for the … Continue reading

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Paving the way

Isaiah 40:1-11 (NIV) 1 Comfort, comfort my people, says your God.  2 Speak tenderly to Jerusalem, and proclaim to her that her hard service has been completed, that her sin has been paid for, that she has received from the … Continue reading

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