Archive: December, 2010

John 19

John 19 I find myself stunned silent by Jesus’ death: so sad; so victorious; so tragic and so climactic. Here history turns. The Fall is undone. Death killed by Life; darkness scattered by Light; imprisoned creation freed; salvation won. Teach me the way of the cross; death to victory; the way of suffering that leads [...]

2 Chronicles 32

2 Chronicles 32 Hezekiah faithfully works hard and trusts deeply What a beautiful blend in Hezekiah’s preparation for the invasion of Sennacherib, king of Assyria. He blocked off the springs; worked hard repairing all the broken sections of the wall and built towers as well as supporting terraces. He made large numbers of weapons and [...]

Christmas

Christmas This year we have been learning about the Christ for whom we throw the entire Christmas celebration. He is known by many names and titles. This year the ones that have grabbed our hearts are… Prince of PeaceChrist, MessiahLordJesus, the Savior The Lord Jesus Christ is the Prince of Peace. He is the Messiah, [...]

John 5

John 5 Jesus healed the man at the pool and told him to take up his mat and walk, but it was the Sabbath; the Jewish folks got angry because the law forbids this; not God’s law, but their explanations and additions to the law. So sad. May God deliver us from straining gnats while [...]

Habakkuk: A Prayer

Habakkuk 3 “Lord, I have heard of your fame; I stand in awe of your deeds, O Lord. Renew them in our day, in our time make them known; in wrath remember mercy.” May this be true for our community. May Christ Fellowship stand in awe of the Lord. May the Lord renew in our [...]

Dedicate your temple

2 Chronicles 5-6 Dedicating the temple to God who cannot be contained in a temple, but loves to dwell there; to God who forgives sins; to God who hears prayers; to God who is greater than anyone or anything imaginable; who acts so that all peoples’ of the earth will know his Name and fear [...]

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