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.
Hebrews 4:15 For we do not have a high priest who is unable to sympathize with our weaknesses, but one who in every respect has been tempted as we are, yet without sin. Christ, the son of God, took on human flesh as he invaded our reality. He exercised his might to save by first … Continue reading He Knows Our Weakness: KandP Christmas Devotional (Day 12 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)
Philippians 2:6-7 who, though he was in the form of God, did not count equality with God a thing to be grasped, but emptied himself, by taking the form of a servant, being born in the likeness of men. What a thought to be not only in the presence of God but also to be one with Him in nature … Continue reading A New Nature: KandP Christmas Devotional (Day 7 of 14)
There grace removes my burdens
and heaps them on thy Son
The anthem of praise is to ring out from heaven above, and to be answered from the earth below.