Category Archives: Christmas

Stushie’s Stuff: Christmas Losses

Psalm 119:50 My comfort in my suffering is this: Your promise preserves my life. Christmas can be a hard time for people who have lost their loved ones to death, especially if it occurs during the month of December. I … Continue reading

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4 Minute Daily Devotions: Christmas Singalong – Hosea 6 v 3

Hosea 6:3        “Let us acknowledge the LORD; let us press on to acknowledge him. As surely as the sun rises, he will appear; he will come to us like the winter rains, like the spring rains that water the … Continue reading

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Compassion for a Killer

Ephesians 4:32 Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you. There’s been a lot of outrage expressed on both sides of the Atlantic about the Scottish Secretary of Justice’s decision to … Continue reading

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4 Minute Devotions: Simply Serving

Why do we, as Western Christians, feel entitled to God’s blessings? Are we meant to serve or be served by God?   Luke 2:39       When Joseph and Mary had done everything required by the Law of the Lord, they … Continue reading

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4 Minute Devotions: In Limbo

Psalm 91:14    “Because He loves me,” says the LORD, “I will rescue him; I will protect him, for he acknowledges My Name.”   After Christmas, there is always that in-between time when we all reflect about what’s happened throughout … Continue reading

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Christmas Eve Homily

I can remember it as if it were yesterday. It was Christmas Eve, 1968 and I was an eleven year old boy – yes, I am 51 – and I was captivated by the Apollo 8 team, whose dangerous and … Continue reading

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Christmas Devotions: Beast of a Feast

Hebrews 7:25 Therefore He is able to save completely those who come to God through Him, because He always lives to intercede for them.   Sometimes, in the midst of all the pressure that we put ourselves under, we set … Continue reading

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