Understanding God’s Promises

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Whenever I think of Isaac, I think of the young boy who Abraham took up the mountain willing to sacrifice. Thankfully, we know that story ended well; that God provided another sacrifice at the perfect time. Isaac lived. When Isaac grew up, he married a woman named Rebekah. Soon after they married, Rebekah became pregnant with […]

Did Mary Know?

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An angel appeared to Mary. “Do not be afraid, Mary, for you have found favor with God. And behold, you will conceive in your womb and bear a son, and you shall call his name Jesus. He will be great and will be called the son of the Most High. And the Lord God will […]

The Prophesies- Day 15

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Before Jesus was born, there were several prophesies, or predictions, about his birth. I know we sometimes see a lot of scripture and then just skip it. These prophesies are so neat to see. I would encourage you to read them, and really reflect of them today. Reflect on all the details of who God […]

Rejoice- Day 14

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When I was in high school I was very athletic. I loved to run and be very active. As an adult, I have had a few health problems over the last few years that have at times kept me from being in great shape. For the first time in years, I am starting to feel […]

The Star- Day 12

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Remember when you were in elementary school, and you studied the constellations? Your teacher told you to go home and find the big dipper, the little dipper, Orion’s belt and all those fun things. You probably came back the next day and told her you found all of them? I was taken back to these […]

The Wise Men- Day 11

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A few years ago, one of my best friends had a baby. Her first child. I went to the hospital to see the baby and offer support to her and her husband. When I arrived at the hospital, I realized I didn’t have a gift. We were good enough friends that I didn’t really need […]

Reflection Day- Day 10

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We are finished with Chapter 1! Yay! For today, we are going to have a day to reflect on all the people we have learned about so far.  How do they all lead to Jesus’s birth? What new things did you learn? Who was your favorite person you learned about? Read Matthew 1. It has […]