Christmas 2019

Miraculous Mirror

The Son is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn over all creation. … For God was pleased to have all his fullness dwell in him, and through him to reconcile to himself all things.COLOSSIANS 1:15, 19–20 NIV When the eternal Son of God took on flesh and blood, He became the miraculous mirror …

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Word Made Flesh

Oh, that You would rend the heavens and come down … to make Your name known to Your adversaries, that the nations might tremble at Your presence!ISAIAH 64:1–2 NASB In May 1996, the Hale-Bopp comet burst through the clouds and into the Northern Celestial Hemisphere and the newly born Internet was awash with excitement. This …

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Promise Keeper

“From this man’s descendants God has brought to Israel the Savior Jesus, as he promised.”ACTS 13:23 NIV A perpetual college football powerhouse, the University of Michigan Wolverines have built a culture of champions on the gridiron. One season, the coaching staff all took note of a unique athlete on the team who carried himself in …

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Righteous Ruler

“Behold, My Servant, whom I uphold; My chosen one in whom My soul delights. I have put My Spirit upon Him; He will bring forth justice to the nations.”Isaiah 42:1 NASB It’s hard to imagine what our world would be like if it were ruled in complete righteousness. Is such a thing even possible? Could …

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I Am

Then Jesus declared, “I, the one speaking to you—I am.”John 4:26 NIV It’s the middle of the day in the Near East. Jesus has walked all morning with His disciples, and they’ve worked up an appetite. So, while the twelve go off to buy bread, Jesus rests at Jacob’s well. And there He meets a …

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