Born In A Barn

“At that time the Roman emperor, Augustus, decreed that a census should be taken throughout the Roman Empire. …All returned to their own ancestral towns to register for this census. And because Joseph was a descendant of King David, he had to go to Bethlehem in Judea, David’s ancient home. He traveled there from the…

God’s Gift To Man

“The greatest and most momentous fact which the history of the world records is the fact of Christ’s birth.” ~Charles H. Spurgeon Over the years there have always been hard to find toys. And because they were hard to find, the kids wanted them. You had Chatty Cathy, G.I. Joe, Star Wars figures, Cabbage Patch dolls,…

A Long Journey

“But you, O Bethlehem Ephrathah, are only a small village among all the people of Judah. Yet a ruler of Israel, whose origins are in the distant past, will come from you on my behalf.” – Micah 5:2.  Have you ever thought about how easy travel is today?  The family piles into the SUV to take…

A Bundle Of Joy

“For a child is born to us, a son is given to us. The government will rest on his shoulders. And he will be called: Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. – Isaiah 9:6 Most people view Christmas as synonymous with joy. Christmas songs certainly seem to suggest that songs like “It’s…