Into the Waters with Us

This article provides a fairly in-depth look at five reasons why Jesus chose to get baptized by John in the River Jordan. “The echoes of Jesus’s baptism reverberated through his life, and still resound through the world to this day. For his baptism is an emblem of his entire incarnate work of offering himself perfectly to his Father and gathering us into his own consecration and obedience.” From Desiring God………………………..

How Joseph Saved Christmas

Do you know who I most want to meet in Heaven after Jesus? Joseph, the adopted father of Jesus. What a special man he must have been! This article talks a little about him. From Place for Truth…………………….

The Waiting Is the Hardest Part: Advent and Waiting on the Lord

“In God’s infinite wisdom, he seems to have chosen to make extensive use of waiting in his sovereign purposes. Indeed, the common experience for the people of God in every generation has been characterized by waiting. Indeed, we are reminded of this reality every time we sing some of our most beloved Christmas hymns and carols.” From MatthewJHall.net…………………

https://www.matthewjhall.net/articles/the-waiting-is-the-hardest-part-advent-and-waiting-on-the-lord

GIVE JESUS YOUR WORRIES (AND DON’T TAKE THEM BACK!) 

I know that I should give my worries to Jesus, and I really do try to do that, but I often just wind up reaching back for my worries a few minutes or hours later afterwards! How to stop? This article doesn’t exactly answer that hard question, but it does exhort us to not look to take those worries away from Jesus once they are handed over! From Core Christianity……………..