What Kind of Joy

What Kind of Joy

I had to post these lyrics from Steven Curtis Chapman’s song “What Kind of Joy”.  If you are following along with our Living Beyond Yourself bible study this week we are studying “Joy”.  Our study mentions this song and I thought the...
Advent Candle of Hope

Advent Candle of Hope

May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.  Romans 15:13 This month we will begin a series of devotions about Advent. The word Advent derives from the latin word meaning...
Hope for The Future

Hope for The Future

When we think about this time of year, it is a must to review the old prophecies from the old testament about Christ’s birth. They gave so many details about the actual birthplace, the “star” ,the home town, the nature of Jesus and the details of his...
Love That Brings Us Home

Love That Brings Us Home

Love that brings us home for Christmas.  So often at Christmas time, we hear songs about returning home for the holidays, ” I’ll be home for christmas, you can count on me, …..”  How we long for home during Christmas. Do you long to be home at...
Joy to the World!

Joy to the World!

Our Devotion today comes from Psalm 98: 4-9. This week’s gift to the advent season is JOY.  We will take a look at how JOY influences our Christmas season.  Can you imagine not thinking about joy this time of year, with the reminder of Christ’s first...