Kiss the Face of God

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Guest post by Beverly Teeter December 27, 2018 | Reply| (Edit) This was the first Christmas after my husband of 39 years passed away in March, 2018. I was asked to share something at our Christmas service at church. God had been … Continued

A Prayer for the New Year

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Out of archive for January 1, 2019 Empower My Words  posted in: poem, Prayer, Purpose |  2 Empower my words, gracious Father, that I may proclaim thy truth! You who spoke and it came to be, you whose Word came to live in me, Grant … Continued

Meaning of Christmas

The Deep Meaning of Christmas   December 27,2018 What does Christmas mean to you? I mean, the deepest meaning? For me, it is this: “God took on flesh, born as a man, born to fulfill the heavenly plan. Jesus atoned … Continued

Christmas Preparations Include Naps (2)

Article from Dec. 2017–reprinted Dec. 20, 2018 Naps seem to be a most important part of my Christmas preparations. I do love Christmas. I love knowing that when the time was right, the Son of the eternal God became a … Continued

I Will Restore You, Part 2 #48

#48 for Dec. 18 During the 1980s when I was still suffering the emotional trauma of those two divorces and the disastrous consequences of my wrong choices, these words were like salve to my soul: “Do not be afraid; you … Continued

I Will Restore You #47

#47 I Will Restore You (part 1) for Dec. 13, 2018 In Isaiah 54, we can read God’s love song to Zion, his estranged bride, telling her how he is going to restore her who is estranged because of disobedience. … Continued

The Wonderful Plan #46

#46 for December 11, 2018 Isaiah 51 is written to “those who pursue righteousness” (v.1). We can imagine what joy and hope these verses brought to the exiles who believed Isaiah and trusted God. This gave me hope, also. If … Continued