Category: Christmas Devotions

Christmas Devotions: Family

“So then, whenever we have an opportunity, let us do good to all people, and especially to those who belong to the family of faith.” The Apostle Paul, Galatians 6:10 Christmas and family are almost synonymous. The God of all creation chose to become flesh… Continue Reading “Christmas Devotions: Family”

Christmas Devotions: Before Time

“In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was fully God. The Word was with God in the beginning. All things were created by him, and apart from him not one thing was created that has been… Continue Reading “Christmas Devotions: Before Time”

Christmas Devotion: Symbols

“For the law possesses a shadow of the good things to come but not the reality itself, and is therefore completely unable, by the same sacrifices offered continually, year after year, to perfect those who come to worship.” Hebrews 10:1 Much of what we… Continue Reading “Christmas Devotion: Symbols”

Christmas Reflection: Room

And Mary gave birth to her firstborn son and wrapped him in strips of cloth and laid him in a manger, because there was no place for them in the inn. ~Doctor Luke, Luke 2:7 On the very first Christmas there was no room… Continue Reading “Christmas Reflection: Room”

Christmas Devotions: Gifts

When the wise men saw the star they shouted joyfully. As they came into the house and saw the child with Mary his mother, they bowed down and worshiped him. They opened their treasure boxes and gave him gifts of gold, frankincense, and myrrh.… Continue Reading “Christmas Devotions: Gifts”

Christmas Devotions: Going Home A Different Way

After being warned in a dream not to return to Herod, the wise men went back by another route to their own country. ~The Apostle Matthew, Matthew 2:12 The wise men sought something beyond their experience. They had seen in the stars that God would… Continue Reading “Christmas Devotions: Going Home A Different Way”

Christmas Devotions: Jealousy

When Herod saw that he had been tricked by the wise men, he became enraged. He sent men to kill all the children in Bethlehem and throughout the surrounding region from the age of two and under, according to the time he had learned… Continue Reading “Christmas Devotions: Jealousy”

Christmas Devotions: Sacrifice

Then Simeon blessed them and said to his mother Mary, “Listen carefully: This child is destined to be the cause of the falling and rising of many in Israel and to be a sign that will be rejected. Indeed, as a result of him… Continue Reading “Christmas Devotions: Sacrifice”

Christmas Devotions: Egypt

After Herod had died, an angel of the Lord appeared in a dream to Joseph in Egypt saying, “Get up, take the child and his mother, and go to the land of Israel, for those who were seeking the child’s life are dead.” ~Angel… Continue Reading “Christmas Devotions: Egypt”

Christmas Devotions: Dream

After they had gone, an angel of the Lord appeared to Joseph in a dream and said, “Get up, take the child and his mother and flee to Egypt, and stay there until I tell you, for Herod is going to look for the… Continue Reading “Christmas Devotions: Dream”

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