While heaven and hell, punishment and reward, may be motivation for our behavior, eventually God wants us to be motivated by love.
12/31/2004 by Alan Smith
The wise men brought gifts to Jesus that reflect their respect, time, thoughtfulness, and generosity -- but what kind of gifts do we give to Jesus?
12/30/2004 by Jeff Lee
We couldn't pay the debt of our sin, so God paid it for us in Jesus, but will we accept this gift?
12/29/2004 by Russ Lawson
God's gift of grace in Jesus' Christ carries with it the responsibility to live changed lives.
12/28/2004 by Patrick D. Odum
We are called to live for Jesus after the Christmas lights quit twinkling.
12/27/2004 by Phil Ware
Christmas can be a blessing even in the face of grief as the White Enevelope shows.
12/26/2004 by Denise Gentry
Christmas is about giving and not receiving, especially when we can give gifts that bless others and continue giving after we are gone.
12/25/2004 by Nancy Gavin
Sometimes we get the service we suggest by the way we present ourselves to others.
12/23/2004 by Joey Cope
We don't have to become Scrooge to be responsible at Christmas and yet still keep the meaning of the season.
12/22/2004 by Rubel Shelly
Knowing what to do about the birth of Jesus is quite a dilemma, however, we do need to acknowledge he was born and respond appropriately.
12/21/2004 by Jerry Whitmire
We are thankful for our brothers' birthdays, but our Big Brother's birthday is the most important of them all.
12/20/2004 by Phil Ware
Why would anyone want to seek Jesus? Just to worship him!
12/19/2004 by Patrick D. Odum
The holidays, and life in general, are not about drinking.
12/18/2004 by Rubel Shelly
Jesus faced what we face in death so that we know he knows us.
12/17/2004 by Alan Smith
This once in a lifetime event occurred: Jesus was born and place in a manger.
12/16/2004 by Elizabeth Price
We can try all sorts of things, but only Jesus can take our guilt away.
12/15/2004 by Rubel Shelly
We can reclaim those who have been discarded and reclaim them for God.
12/14/2004 by Russ Lawson
Little things mean a great deal during the Christmas season. Let's not forget to do them.
12/13/2004 by Phil Ware
You can't take Christ out of Christmas even if you try.
12/12/2004 by Lou Seckler
What would happen if we matched our Christmas decorations spending with help for those in need?
12/11/2004 by Russ Lawson
Hiding sin doesn't help anyone so let's come clean before God.
12/10/2004 by Alan Smith
Wouldn't the world be a better place if we lived as each day were Christmas?
12/09/2004 by Joseph Mazella
Only God can bring new life with refreshment through his holy spirit.
12/08/2004 by Bruce Wadd
The gospel is about a lot more than words -- without the power of a transformed life it means little.
12/07/2004 by Patrick D. Odum
We can survive times of trouble, trials, and temptation if we prepare.
12/06/2004 by Phil Ware