Category Archives: Christmas

15. Call His Name Jesus!

God’s messenger told Mary, “Call His name Jesus.” And later the angel told Joseph about Mary’s baby in Matthew 1:21 “… call His name JESUS, for He will save His people from their sins.” Jesus is His earthly name, and it … Continue reading

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14. The Monarch’s Many Titles

Monarchs wear many offices and titles, along with the designated responsibilities.  When Queen Elizbeth II of England ascended to the throne, her title was “Her Majesty Elizabeth the Second, by the Grace of God, of Great Britain, Ireland and the … Continue reading

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13. King of Kings!

Luke 1: 31…call His name JESUS. 32 He will be great, and will be called the Son of the Highest; and the Lord God will give Him the throne of His father David. 33 And He will reign over the house of … Continue reading

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12. Holy Spirit Empowered

The Holy Spirit of God is the life giver and active ingredient in bringing Jesus to the earth.  To all of our friends in Luke 1, he came and filled them—Zacharias, Elizabeth, Baby John, and Mary—to bless them to receive … Continue reading

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11. Mary & Joseph Unite

Mary stayed with Elizabeth, until baby John was born, watching all the process, and learning from her mentor. Elizabeth told her, “Keep your mind set on God.  Keep worshipping and loving Him, no matter your surroundings or happenings.” Mary nodded, … Continue reading

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10. Visited, Saved, Delivered!

There was great rejoicing in the old priest’s home, when the promised son was born to the former childless couple. They joyfully announced that his name was John, when the baby was eight days old.  It was then that Zacharias, … Continue reading

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9. Mary Worships Her Savior

The women were rehearsing the recent Heavenly visits and God’s plan to bring a Savior to the world through Mary.  “The angel said,  With God nothing shall be impossible!” the younger woman declared, “Yes, It is all about God and … Continue reading

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8. Mary & Elizabeth Expecting

Mary was uncomfortable, but very relieved to be in the wagon headed south.  She had tried to tell her parents about the holy visitation, but the Good News was greatly mistaken for the worst news ever.  Remembering what the angel … Continue reading

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7. Like Abraham and Sarah!

Elizabeth had the house all clean, hair combed perfectly, new shawl over her shoulders, and supper ready as she watched the road.  Zacharias would be home anytime from his week of serving in the Temple in Jerusalem.  It still surprised … Continue reading

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6. The Harmony of the Trinity

When Mary was finally able to speak, after the big announcement, that she, a virgin, would give birth to the royal Son of the Highest, she asked this question. Luke 1:34 Then Mary said to the angel, “How can this … Continue reading

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