Archive for December, 2013

Making the new year what we want it to be

December 31st, 2013

It will arrive, as scheduled, the New Year. Since it’s inception, it’s never been late. Because the perfect designer, our Creator has made it so, according to the following, “In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth … And the evening and the morning were called the first day, Genesis 1:1-5. “The earth […]

All in a years crawl

December 30th, 2013

those who seek vengeance may not be prepared for the end results.

The eye lids of history

December 29th, 2013

Another year is about to close its eye lids on history. But for the followers of the new born child, placed in a manger. Where the eye lids of history never close because as announced, “And the angel said unto them fear not, for behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy, which […]

Old yr draws nigh new yr begs 4 attention

December 28th, 2013

Safely tucked away is another season of that good natured creature. Saint Nicholas, the father of the secular Christmas season. Who magically reindeer’s around the world announcing peace and goodwill. Extending that magical expressions of hope right to the start of the new year. But at least once a year, the world needs a good […]

Celebrating Christmas Everyday

December 27th, 2013

Now that that the Christmas celebration is over for the millions, who observe the day. Mostly from the perspective of *halls decked with holly* and *mistletoe.* Unaware or unwilling to know that Christmas is an every day celebration with the beginning of each new day.
But before going on, it should be understood that I am […]

13 words of Christmas

December 25th, 2013

In just a few words, we have the meaning and purpose of Christmas. “A light to lighten the Gentiles, and the glory of my people Israel,” Luke 2:32. Which is also the only solution to ethnic and racial bigotry. Because there is no distinction between Jew and Greek, for the same Lord over all is […]

Tis the eve of the day

December 24th, 2013

“How many observe Christ’s birthday! How few his precepts! O! tis easier to keep Holidays then Commandments,” Benjamin Franklin.
Wishes are extended to you for a Christ centered celebration, as we recall his miraculous birth. Recall Mary’s astonishment, when out of nowhere, suddenly an angel appeared. Who said, “Rejoice, highly favored one, the Lord is with […]

Ramifications of Christmas

December 23rd, 2013

She brought forth her first born son. Wrapped him in swaddling clothes, and laid him in a manger because there was no room in the inn, Luke 2:7.
With the birth of Jesus Christ, a new era of history was launched. Martin Luther described some of that history when he wrote, “The Kingdom of Christ is […]

Two Christmas stories not often told

December 22nd, 2013

Two women centuries apart had their own Christmas account to unfold before the world community. Israelis and Christians fall under the same umbrella of God’s ordinances. Resulting in the abundance of God’s bounties or wrath. Depended upon individual personal choices or national collective choices as nations. For Israelis this abundance of bounties or wrath has […]

Christmas Blues

December 21st, 2013

What does Christmas 2013 mean? Does it mean that we are about to celebrate his 2013th birthday? A time of joy to the world, good will towards all people and peace on earth? If so, what went wrong because it seems that his advent on the world scene isn’t bringing about those superlatives.
There are many […]

Tantalizing treats for the Christmas season

December 20th, 2013

“A word is dead when it is said, some say. I say it just begins to live,” Emily Dickinson.
God sent the angel Gabriel to the city of Nazareth, to meet a virgin engaged to Joseph. Upon meeting her, Gabriel said to her, “Hail, you are highly favored, the Lord is with you; blessed are you […]

Christmas its cumulative effect

December 19th, 2013

Determining the birth date of the baby Jesus is impossible. The Bible does not not provide a date for his birth. As the life of Jesus unfolded, revealing a person of astonishing courage and abilities. Defying government, and religious authorities, healing the sick, and even returning life to the dead. His cruel murder by the […]