Archive for December 2013

Distraction of Decorations

Romans 6: 23b (the Message) But God’s gift is real life, eternal life, delivered by Jesus, our Master. There is a special joy wrapped in the preparations and decorations of Christmas but a feeling of dread in the finality of packing them up and putting them away. There is a cozy feeling in the magical…

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Distraction of Dickens

Roman 15:13 May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in Him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit. “A Christmas Carol” by Charles Dickens is one of my favorite Christmas movies that I can watch again and again. Whether it…

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Distraction of December

Isaiah 9:6 For to us a child is born, to us a son is given, and the government will be on his shoulders. And he will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. I love Christmas time. I love the lights, the music, the decorations, the parties and even the baking,…

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Distraction of Deals

Romans 5:15b . . . it was by the generosity of God, the free giving of the grace of one man Jesus Christ, that the love of God overflowed for the benefit of all men. Have I got a deal for you! Buy one get one free! Entire store 50% off! Free gift to the…

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