While I am no angelologist (yes, there is such a thing), I was thinking of angels over the past couple of days and their relation to Christmas. They are sung of often in Christmas Carols like “Hark! The Herald Angels Sing” and “Angels We Have Heard On High.” They feature in all the best…
With Thanksgiving approaching, many of us grow nostalgic. Images of Thanksgivings past come to the forefront. Maybe we think of the Macy’s parade, of turkey dinner, or even sitting around with the men watching the Dallas Cowboys play the Washington Redskins. Maybe we had special times with family and loved ones. Time off from responsibility might have…
Angels are mentioned all throughout the stages of the life of Christ.
Of course, Jesus was born at the end of September or early October, not during winter or on December 25th. There is no reason to keep these beautiful Christmas carols from being sung all throughout the year.
I want to thank Him on this Father’s Day. He is my redeemer and Lord and such a great comforter. He is King and the keeper of my soul. He is intimately acquainted with all my ways and I love Him.
All through the Old Testament God required atonement. During this whole period, He knew He would provide the way out, and for sin to be dealt with once and for all. The resurrection then sealed the path for us to live wholly well for eternity, not with the condition of sin for eternity! Isn’t that a beautiful thing?
St. Patrick’s Day has grown into a holiday celebration that includes not only shamrocks, but also leprechauns, the Blarney stone, a pot of gold, the color green and well.