December


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December 31, 2016 December 31 – Alpha and Omega On this last day of the year, may we be reminded that Christ is the first and the last.  He is the beginning and the end.  He is the Alpha and the Omega. The Alpha and the Omega are the 0
December 30, 2016 December 30 – Friend of Sinners Perhaps of all the titles and names of Jesus Christ, the most scandalous is “friend of sinners.”  This title excluded the Messiah from the religious and socially elite groups of His day.  The scribes and Pharisees despised the fact that 0
December 29, 2016 December 29 – The Word of God What a powerful statement John the Beloved made when he said, “In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God” (John 1:1-2).  Our finite minds cannot fully grasp all the truth contained 0
December 28, 2016 December 28 – The Mediator Who but Jesus could stand between holy God and unholy men? His death, sacrifice, and atoning work on Calvary forever mended the broken alliance between the creature and the Creator.  This is what Paul had in mind when he spoke 0
December 27, 2016 December 27 – The Chief Cornerstone In ancient practices and construction, the cornerstone was a large boulder or rock that kept the entire structure in alignment.  From the cornerstone, the other stones and materials were put into place.  This large stone was the foundation of the 0
December 26, 2016 December 26 – The Resurrection If we only see Christ as a bleeding, helpless, weak victim upon a Roman cross, we have not seen the true Christ of the Bible.  Some religions and denominations only accentuate the suffering and humility of Jesus.  They enshrine His 0
December 25, 2016 December 25 – The King of Kings I remember being overwhelmed at the first baby shower we had for our twin boys. The church where I served as pastor generously gave us outfits, diapers, toys, carriages, bottles, and just about anything that squeaked.  As we went through 0
December 24, 2016 December 24 – Emmanuel The long-awaited pronouncement finally came.  Messiah had come.  The promised seed of woman, the incomparable Prince of Glory, the Savior of souls had arrived. Emmanuel, as Isaiah prophesied, was His name: God with us. The most unthinkable, unbelievable, yet undeniable 0
December 23, 2016 December 23 – Jesus The angel told Joseph that Mary would bring forth a son.  Though she had never been with a man, the Holy Ghost conceived in her the promised Redeemer of humanity.  That is why the child was given the name Jesus.  0
December 22, 2016 December 22 – The Prince of Peace Isaiah prophesied that Messiah would come.  In his prophecy, he pronounced, “For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given: and the government shall be upon his shoulder: and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counsellor, 0