Advent, Advent Devotionals

Scripture to Read During Hanukkah

Last year my family did something a bit different over Advent. We wanted to study a bit about some of the Jewish traditions that Jesus observed.  While researching some history, I came across a time that Jesus was speaking to some unbelieving Jews in Jerusalem. This was in the winter at the time of the… Read More Scripture to Read During Hanukkah

Advent, Advent Devotionals

Would Santa Claus Kneel at the Feet of Jesus?

As St. Nicholas morphs into Santa Claus, we should think about if Santa would indeed kneel at the feet of Jesus.  The ultimate thought on this is that Santa should represent the spirit of giving without receiving such as God’s purpose in giving His Son, Jesus Christ, to the World.  St. Nicholas of Myra did bow down… Read More Would Santa Claus Kneel at the Feet of Jesus?

Advent, Advent Devotionals

Running After Jesus: A Christmas Devotional

  At once the angel was joined by a huge angelic choir singing God’s praises: Glory to God in the heavenly heights, Peace to all men and women on the earth who please him. As the angel choir withdrew into heaven, the sheepherders talked it over, “Let’s get over to Bethlehem as fast as we… Read More Running After Jesus: A Christmas Devotional