Advent Devotionals, Devotionals

The Stillness That Awaits

Still, still, still… I can think of that tune as I reach a point in our holiday season where I need to settle myself.  As I look toward a few more hectic days in this crazy life of mine, I like to see a rest coming, a stillness of sorts. Will a peaceful night come… Read More The Stillness That Awaits

Advent, Advent Devotionals

Inspiring Scripture to Read During Hanukkah

Jesus celebrated Hanukkah, or at least observed it. As Jewish tradition would indicate, our Lord joined His family at the Feast of Dedication each year in observance of the Jewish holiday. John 10:22-30 NIV Then came the Festival of Dedication at Jerusalem. It was winter, and Jesus was in the temple courts walking in Solomon’s Colonnade. The Jews… Read More Inspiring Scripture to Read During Hanukkah

Advent Devotionals, Devotionals

Grace Lies Here

Grace does a lot.  It forgives a child for stealing a cookie before dinner and disciplines a teenager who stayed out too late. Grace forgives a spouse’s forgetfulness and allows a car to pass when it doesn’t have the right of way. Grace covers the big stuff, too. Grace forgives lies, hurts, and betrayal. Grace… Read More Grace Lies Here