Monthly Archives: December 2016

Bigger than our boundaries

  Matthew 2:1-12 After Jesus was born in Bethlehem in Judea, during the time of King Herod, Magi from the east came to Jerusalem 2 and asked, “Where is the one who has been born king of the Jews? We … Continue reading

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A Jewish Christmas

Luke 2:1-21 2:1 In those days Caesar Augustus issued a decree that a census should be taken of the entire Roman world. 2 (This was the first census that took place while Quirinius was governor of Syria.) 3 And everyone … Continue reading

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The Gossip According to Matthew

Matthew 1:18-25New International Version (NIV) 18 This is how the birth of Jesus the Messiah came about: His mother Mary was pledged to be married to Joseph, but before they came together, she was found to be pregnant through the … Continue reading

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Doubt and Expectations

Matthew 11:2-11 New International Version (NIV) 2 When John, who was in prison, heard about the deeds of the Messiah, he sent his disciples 3 to ask him, “Are you the one who is to come, or should we expect … Continue reading

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Repent tomorrow, and today

Matthew 3:1-12 In those days John the Baptist came, preaching in the wilderness of Judea 2 and saying, “Repent, for the kingdom of heaven has come near.” 3 This is he who was spoken of through the prophet Isaiah: “A … Continue reading

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