In today’s podcast we look at the shepherds and the fact that this most amazing news in the history of the world was given…to them. Why them? Why shepherds? Wouldn’t there have been better people to share this good news? Isn’t there worthier people to send a legion of angels to? Or even to do what the SHEPHERDS do later? Continue reading Luke 2:8-20 – The Announcement…to Shepherds?
Do me a favor and please read Psalm 117. Did that take long to read? Probably not. This psalm is the shortest psalm in all of scripture. And on top of that if you were to add up all the different chapters of the Bible (Genesis thru Revelation) and then find the middle then this is where you’d land (this psalm). This psalm is short, … Continue reading Psalm 117: A Short Psalm of Immense Praise
This podcast reflects on the plans of Joseph VS THE plan of God. One plan is focused on self and self needs/desires while the other is much MUCH bigger than Joseph – or even you and me. Continue reading Matthew 1:18-25 – THE Plan of God
Today’s podcast looks at the announcement words given to Mary by the angel Gabriel. Words that get lost in our translation and yet mean everything to us! Continue reading Luke 1: 26-38 – The Favor of God
Isaiah’s voice was long ago – and to the people living in darkness, chaos, and fear it was a voice well welcomed. But as they heard this hope – was it fully in the Messiah or yet one more king? As WE hear this hope are we putting it all upon Jesus’ second Advent (his return) or in yet one more leader too? Continue reading Isaiah 9:2-7 Our Hope to Come
Do me a favor and please read Psalm 65. This is a beautiful celebration psalm of joy. The thinking is that this may have been an annual song sung as a song of thanks for that first harvesting of crops (either at the beginning of the barley harvest or general harvest). What’s important to also understand is that the Israelites gave so much thanks for … Continue reading Psalm 65: A Psalm of Joyfulness