Luke 2:8-20 When was the last time you received good news? What did you do? Did you keep it to yourself or did you share it with others? Imagine you were one of those shepherds watching over your sheep. It was a night like any other or so you thought… Suddenly an angel appears out of … More Good News!
Acts 13:13-52 At bedtime, I read to my son the scriptures where Paul and Barnabas visited the synagogue in Antioch and after the reading from the Law and the Prophets, the rulers of the synagogue asked them if they had any words of encouragement for the people. What struck me is when Paul stood up, he … More Be Ready to Share Jesus
“Why was this fragrant oil wasted? – Mark 14:4 Before the Passover, Jesus and His disciples were at the home of Simon, the leper. As they sat around the table, a woman whom John later identified as Mary, Lazarus’s sister, came with an alabaster jar filled with expensive oil. As the others watched, she broke … More The Anointing at Bethany
Pilate said to them, “You have a guard; go your way, make it as secure as you know how.” So they went and made the tomb secure, sealing the stone and setting the guard – Matthew 27:65, 66 Worried that the disciples would steal Jesus’ body and then claim that He had risen from the dead, … More The Empty Tomb
2 Corinthians 10:12-18 Too often Christians boast about all the wonderful things they are doing. This was happening in the church in Corinth and that is why the apostle Paul addressed it in his second letter to the church leaders. He wrote, “Oh, don’t worry; I wouldn’t dare say that I am as wonderful as … More Boasting
“As we have therefore opportunity, let us do good unto all [men], especially unto them who are of the household of faith” – Galatians 6:10. Do we share what we have with others whether or not we think they deserve it? We were sinners when Jesus came into the world and saved us. We didn’t … More Sharing With Others
What a blessing it is to help people who are in need. That is what Jesus did when He was here on earth. He helped the sick, the poor, the oppressed and the persecuted. To the crowd gathered in the synagogue, Jesus said, “The Spirit of the Sovereign Lord is upon me, because the Lord … More Helping