Bite of Bread, Christmas

Bite of Bread: Bible Reading Plan for Christmas Week

  Mary and Joseph were told to name Him, Jesus. The angel in Joseph’s dream explained, “. . . because He will save people from their sins.” His name is “Jesus” in our English language. But His Hebrew name is “Yeshua” which means to rescue or deliver.  From Hebrew His name was translated into the Greek, “Ieous” and then Latin, “Iesus” from where …

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The First Christmas Road Trip, Difficult Circumstances, and God’s Wisdom

    When my kids were little, we dressed them in their p.j.’s and packed them into the mini-van with their pillows and blankets. We loaded the Christmas presents and a small T.V. and VCR (strapped down in the front for all children to see.) And in the middle of the night, in the presence of all the stars, we’d …

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christmas lightsChristmas, Light and darkness

One Good Reason for the Darkness

    There is something magical about Christmas lights. Ordinary homes transform into gumdrop houses. The outline of barren trees form graceful shapes against the darkness, and inside my home the lights from our tree cast a warm glow. I love to sit in their grace listening to the quiet and counting my blessings. When my kids were tiny, we’d …

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Christmas, Uncategorized, Word Wednesday

Celebrating the Divinity and Humanity of Jesus this Christmas and a Book Giveaway

Don’t miss the book giveaway at the end of the post!The Jesus I Never Knew Jesus has many names. Immanuel, God with us. Savior, The Good Shepherd, King of Kings. . . just to name a few. But John calls Him The Word.  I’ve never tried to wrap my brain around this name. The other names, Savior, Shepherd, King of Kings, I can …

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