Monthly Archives: December 2008

Christmas Poem: Christmas King

I saw You today Resting peacefully In a ceramic cradle.   Your mother’s porcelain eyes Tearfully gazed Towards Your own. She was surrounded By doting shepherds And kneeling kings.   Your human father, With a clay crook in his hand … Continue reading

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4 Minute Devotions: Salvationists

The season of Advent is a special time for salvation…   Luke 3:6 And all mankind will see God’s salvation.   Podcast version here   When I was a teenager in Scotland, I worshipped with the Salvation Army. My best … Continue reading

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4 Minute Devotions: Sovereign Lord

What does it mean for God to be our Sovereign Lord?   Ezekiel 17:22 “‘This is what the Sovereign LORD says: I myself will take a shoot from the very top of a cedar and plant it; I will break … Continue reading

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Book Study: The Shack 10

Chapter 12: In the Belly of the Beasts   P171:   Jesus – Sophia is a personification of Papa’s wisdom.               She’s part of the mystery surrounding Sarayu.   Q:        How would you define wisdom? Have there been instances in … Continue reading

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4 Minute Devotions: Divine Separation

How could God let go of Jesus all of those Christmases ago?   Psalm 113:5, 6            Who is like the LORD our God, the One who sits enthroned on high, who stoops down to look on the heavens and … Continue reading

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Can God save the Aout Industry? SUVs at altar in Detroit Church

DETROIT (Reuters) – With sport-utility vehicles at the altar and auto workers in the pews, one of Detroit’s largest churches on Sunday offered up prayers for Congress to bail out the struggling auto industry. “We have never seen as midnight … Continue reading

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4 Minute Devotions: Songs of Joy

Why are atheists so afraid of Christmas and nativity scenes in public places?   Psalm 65:8      Those living far away fear your wonders; where morning dawns and evening fades you call forth songs of joy.   Watching the news … Continue reading

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