Merry Christmas 2018!

From my family to yours–wishing you the best Christmas season ever. May your Christmas 2018 be filled with the intentional celebration of the earthly birth of our Lord and Savior.  Blessings, The Devotional Guy™ The Word became flesh and made his dwelling among us. We have seen his glory, the glory of the one and […]

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Christ, not Claus | A Christmas Harangue

This past weekend, Sweet T and I had the opportunity to check out a Christmas program at one of the local churches in our neighborhood. During the performance, a couple sitting next to us noted that “they sure are singing a lot of secular Christmas songs. Where are the church songs?” The show, which had […]

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The Innkeeper of Your Heart

The Birth of Jesus Christ Luke 2:1-7 (ESV) In those days a decree went out from Caesar Augustus that all the world should be registered. This was the first registration when Quirinius was governor of Syria. And all went to be registered, each to his own town.  And Joseph also went up from Galilee, from […]

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Advent: The Reason for the Season

We are in the midst of Advent season. Houses are lit up with Christmas lights and living rooms are decorated with nutcrackers, gifts, and Christmas trees. Churches are focusing on the reason for the season, Jesus Christ, the son of God. Advent marks the period of four Sundays and weeks before Christmas (or in some […]

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Why Christmas Matters

Why does Christmas matter? As Christians, we celebrate Christmas to honor the birth of Jesus Christ. Transforming over two millennia, today, Christmas is both a sacred religious holiday and a global commercial spectacle and cultural tradition. Easter served as the primary day of celebration in the early years of the Christian Church. The birth of […]

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