Devotionals


What’s All the Fuss About Christmas? A How great is the love the Father has lavished on us. 1 John 3:1 Anytime a baby is born there should be a big fuss! Think about how excited you got when you found out you were going to be a parent. Remember the sheer joy you experienced the day your child, your grandchild, your niece, your nephew… was born. All is right with the world. A new blessing has been given, and love abounds....

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Our Story When the Lord restored the fortunes of Zion,we were like those who dream.Our mouths were filled with laughter then,and our tongues with shouts of joy.Then they said among the nations,“The Lord has done great things for them.”The Lord had done great things for us;we were joyful.Restore our fortunes, Lord,like watercourses in the Negev.Those who sow in tearswill reap with shouts of joy.Though one goes along weeping,carrying...

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The Journey That Changed My Life I thank my God every time I remember you. Philippians 1:3 Her children arise and call her blessed… Proverbs 31:28 On August 5th of this year, my grandmother Alice Snedegar, who my family affectionately called “Granny Alice” took her special journey to Heaven. During her lifetime, she was so faithful to pray for the salvation of her family that she dearly loved. Over the years, she got...

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Everyone has an ancestry, even Jesus. Luke wrote down a genealogy. Jesus’ step-father was Joseph, and his father was Heli. Lots of generations earlier was Zerubbabel, and generations before was King David, whose father was Jesse. Then Jacob, whose father was Isaac, whose father was Abraham. Then even more generations earlier was Noah. He can be traced back to Seth whose father was Adam. He was created by God. In the Gospel of...

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A Simple Christmas When told that about our advent devotional, I attempted to remember about my Christmases when I was a child. My home was in rural Bath County and my mother, Lucy, took me to the White Oak Christian church ever Sunday and Sunday night. I also attended youth group meetings with the other children in the community who went to my church. I remember around Christmastime all the children got very ecited and eager for...

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