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Bethlehem wasn’t a capital city. It wasn’t well-known; it’s people weren’t well-off. It was hardly the place for the King of the world to be born. But, God’s Kingdom is an upside-down kingdom. He chooses places, things, and people for His glory, not ours. Isn’t that beautiful?

Bethlehem

Bethlehem

  Let Us Go to Bethlehem Let us now go to Bethlehem and see this thing that has come to pass, which the Lord has made known to us. — Luke 2:15 It was a dark night… yet there was light! The Light of the world had come. Bethlehem almost missed it. No room. So

It’s Never Too Late for a New Beginning

Brethren, if anyone among you wanders from the truth, and someone turns him back, let him know that he who turns a sinner from the error of his way will save a soul from death and cover a multitude of sins. — James 5:19-20 For years a beautiful antique table has graced the entryway of

There Is Grief in the Family Tree of Jesus

Abraham begot Isaac… David the king begot Solomon by her who had been the wife of Uriah. — Matthew 1:2, Matthew 1:6 Talk about heartbreak, sorrow, misery, and grief — all those things are woven through the fabric of our Lord’s family tree. Can you feel their grief behind these words? The grief of Abraham

What’s In a Name?

You shall call His name Jesus… They shall call His name Immanuel. — Matthew 1:21, Matthew 1:23 There is an interesting psychology in the naming of our children. Some are named with family names to retain a family heritage. I am often asked what O. S. stands for, and I am quick to say, “Omar

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