Christmas Is About God’s Glory

Glory to God in the highest heaven, and peace on earth to people he favors! -Luke 2:14, Christian Standard Bible The glory of God is the ultimate end of redemption, and therefore Christmas. I must confess that sentence is a tough one for me to believe. I readily affirm its truthfulness, but man, it’s hardContinue reading “Christmas Is About God’s Glory”

Don’t Waste Your Christmas

Pay careful attention, then, to how you live—not as unwise people but as wise—making the most of the time, because the days are evil. -Ephesians 5:15-16 We have crossed the point of no return: Black Friday. The holidays are officially upon us. Welcome to the season of holiday traditions, awkward family gatherings, gift giving, andContinue reading “Don’t Waste Your Christmas”

The Rest We Need – Zechariah 6:1-8

Take a moment to pray. Ask God to speak to you through his word—for his Spirit to convict you of sin, teach you the truth, and lead you in walking by faith. Setting the Scene God is the sovereign ruler of the universe. So what? That’s one of those basic theological assertions that sounds goodContinue reading “The Rest We Need – Zechariah 6:1-8”

Cleaning House – Zechariah 5:1-11

Take a moment to pray. Ask God to speak to you through his word—for his Spirit to convict you of sin, teach you the truth, and lead you in walking by faith. Setting the Scene If we were honest, some days as Christians we just want to throw in the towel.  Fighting sin is hard.Continue reading “Cleaning House – Zechariah 5:1-11”

Washed Clean – Zechariah 3:1-10

Take a moment to pray. Ask God to speak to you through his word—for his Spirit to convict you of sin, teach you the truth, and lead you in walking by faith. Setting the Scene Jesus Christ certainly did not inspire the thought that the devil with get you; for he died in order thatContinue reading “Washed Clean – Zechariah 3:1-10”