Christmas, prophecy

Why was the Baby Jesus Wrapped in Cloths?

It was called the “tower of the flock”. It’s Hebrew name, Migdal Edar, was a place highly esteemed in Jewish tradition because Jacob moved his flocks there after he buried  his dear Rachel who died in childbirth. Rachel was buried in Bethlehem.   Migdal Edar was on the edge of the town. Jerusalem sat only a few miles away. Migdal Edar had been built generations earlier …

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Bite of Bread: Prophecies Fulfilled

  Can you imagine that dark night? Perhaps the silence was deafening the moment He entered the world. Creation held its breath awaiting the Son of God to take His first gasp of air. As His lungs filled, the shrill cry of the Baby-King announced His arrival, and the universe sighed relief–perhaps Joseph and Mary did too. Hope had taken …

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Christmas, Uncategorized

The Advent/Arrival of Grace

  As I perused my inbox, a title grabbed my attention from 25 Scripture Verses to Pray During Advent.  I scrolled down past the e-mail without opening it, but I couldn’t resist. It sounded like an article too good to pass up, so I clicked on the link. It’s written by contributing writer, Candace Crabtree of His Mercies are New,  I …

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Immanuel: We are Never Alone (Even when we feel we are)

It was His plan from the very beginning of time. He planned to dwell with us. And He did. Then the man and his wife heard the sound of the Lord God as he was walking in the garden in the cool of the day, and they hid from the Lord God among the trees of the garden.”Genesis 3:8 God …

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