In Whom We Live and Move and Have Our Being

Jesus Christ— our Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, and Prince of Peace; the One through whom and for whom all things were made; and the One in whom we live and move and have our being— became flesh and made His dwelling among us. And nothing—neither death nor life, angels nor demons, the presentContinue reading “In Whom We Live and Move and Have Our Being”

Daily December Devotional — Day 4

Today’s Verses: Luke 1:18-22 Zechariah asked the angel, “How can I be sure of this? I am an old man and my wife is well along in years.” The angel said to him, “I am Gabriel. I stand in the presence of God, and I have been sent to speak to you and to tellContinue reading “Daily December Devotional — Day 4”

Daily December Devotional — Day 3

Today’s Verses: Luke 1:11-17 Then an angel of the Lord appeared to [Zechariah], standing at the right side of the altar of incense. When Zechariah saw him, he was startled and was gripped with fear. But the angel said to him: “Do not be afraid, Zechariah; your prayer has been heard. Your wife Elizabeth willContinue reading “Daily December Devotional — Day 3”

Daily December Devotional — Day 2

Today’s Verses: Luke 1:5-10 In the time of Herod king of Judea there was a priest named Zechariah, who belonged to the priestly division of Abijah; his wife Elizabeth was also a descendant of Aaron. Both of them were righteous in the sight of God, observing all the Lord’s commands and decrees blamelessly. But theyContinue reading “Daily December Devotional — Day 2”

December Devotional Day 1

Ironically, Christmas is a season in which you could look around at our culture and ask: “What does Jesus have to do with Christmas?” and conclude that the answer is “nothing.” I am not getting pulled into that trap. So, I’m seeking to bathe myself in the story of Jesus’ birth as told in God’sContinue reading “December Devotional Day 1”

What Does It Mean to “Become a Christian?”

Not long after I committed my life to Christ in 2008, I had lunch with a friend I had known for several years.  When he asked me what was new and I told him I had become a Christian, he asked three questions: What does it mean to “become a Christian?” So, how are youContinue reading “What Does It Mean to “Become a Christian?””