In modern western culture, we have equated love with tolerance… I’m sorry but this is not love.
Mary did you know that your baby boy will one day walk on water?
Mary did you know that your baby boy will save our sons and daughters?
Did you know that your baby boy has come to make you new?
This child that you’ve delivered, will soon deliver you
“I hate being out on the roads like this.” Jo’s fiance, Mary, grunted a halfhearted reply. He struggled to keep his focus and attention on the slick road as the heavy snowfall made visibility steadily worse and the streets more and more dangerous. She, in turn, seemed to ignore the roads as she drifted ever…
Silver bells, silver bells
It’s Christmas time in the city
Ring-a-ling, hear them ring
Soon it will be Christmas day
Come they told me Pa rum pum pum pum
A new born King to see Pa rum pum pum pum
Our finest gifts we bring Pa rum pum pum pum
To lay before the king Pa rum pum pum pum,
So to honor Him Pa rum pum pum pum
When we come
Silent Night, Holy Night
All is calm, all is bright
Round yon virgin mother and Child
Holy infant so tender and mild
Sleep in heavenly peace
I am sure we have all had moments when we felt life spinning out of control.
Icons. Images. However well intentioned, it is idolatry. I can’t just worship God however I feel like it. I must be obedient to what He has commanded.
How much electricity do you think Motel 6 wasted because of all those stupid commercials?
Jesus was accused of being a “friend of sinners.” They called him a glutton and a drunkard because he hung out so often with people everyone else thought of as gluttons and drunkards.
How often are we doing the opposite?