Jesus

Bethlehem’s Star

There were many players In the drama staged at Bethlehem: Prophets, angels, priests and kings, Even shepherds, sheep and doves; Of course, we think of Mary, An innkeeper and Joseph. We remember in this world of pain, One perfect act of love. But the Star of Bethlehem Debuted in a stable: This glorious Gift from …

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Tabernacling Among Us

In a festival Sukkot, new mother Mary marvels at Emmanuel’s birth And the Word became flesh, and did tabernacle among us, and we beheld his glory, glory as of an only begotten of a father, full of grace and truth. (John 1:14, Young’s Literal Translation) A friend of mine is married to a Messianic rabbi. …

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Living Christmas Letters

In honor of the Advent season, I would like to share with you some messages I’ve written for former Christmas letters. I hope they will help you focus on the true meaning of this special season and help you take hold of the most precious gift of all: Salvation through Jesus Christ. I can’t remember …

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Light of the World

[Jesus] said, “I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will never walk in darkness, but will have the light of life.” (John 8:12, NIV) Winter is a dark time of year—at least in the Northern Hemisphere. The hours of sunlight are fewer, and the nights are longer. No wonder people used to …

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