Prone to wonder, Lord I feel it, Prone to leave the God I love.
So what will we have? A God of justice? Or a God love and mercy? If justice then surely our wickedness will be captured in the judgement that is to come to the world. If mercy then we must be reserved to idea that injustice will exist into perpetuity.
None of us is as strong as all of us.
Matthew 2:11b ... Then, opening their treasures, they offered him gifts, gold and frankincense and myrrh. Do you have a person in your life you feel has everything and as a result you find it hard to find the right gift for them? Often times we present them with gifts anyway just to show that we care for them. … Continue reading I Give My All: KandP Christmas Devotional (Day 11 of 14)
Matthew 2:11 And going into the house, they saw the child with Mary his mother, and they fell down and worshiped him... What a wonderful sight it must have been for those wise men having finally set their eyes on the the goal of their travels. Did they know the significance of the child they … Continue reading Did They Know?: KandP Christmas Devotional (Day 10 of 14)
John 1:16 For from his fullness we have all received, grace upon grace. Eventually every well no matter how popular or how useful will run dry. To those people who depend on the the well it can be devastating once it no longer yields water. A dry well can cause people to travel miles for … Continue reading Unending Favor: KandP Christmas Devotional (Day 9 of 14)
Luke 2:29-31 Lord, now you are letting your servant depart in peace, according to your word; for my eyes have seen your salvation that you have prepared in the presence of all peoples... How interesting that the righteous man Simeon would notice Jesus as the salvation God has prepared in the presence of all people. At that moment nothing could … Continue reading Public Preparation: KandP Christmas Devotional (Day 8 of 14)
...Hate and heart break all were forgot there; we always woke, we never got there.
Through belief Jesus becomes Savior and Lord. Rescuer and Ruler. Deliverer and Director, he must be both for those who receive salvation. Those who will not have all of Christ will have none of Christ in the end.