Once in Royal David’s City

Once in Royal David’s City

Recently, I wrote a blog post about the wonderful theology that is found within the Christmas Carols.  Since we are still in the season of Advent, I am still reading these blessed old songs.  Allow me to share what I have found this week. Last Sunday at Sierra Bible...
Redefining Near

Redefining Near

One does not have to study the Old Testament for long to discover God’s very unique relationship with the nation of Israel.  The Pentateuch (the first five books of the Old Testament) bears witness of not only the uniqueness of the relationship but also the intimacy...
Five Things to Teach Your Children This Christmas

Five Things to Teach Your Children This Christmas

Five Things to Teach Your Children This Christmas by Christina Fox “Mom, I need to add something to my Christmas wish list.” It’s that time of year again. The stores are adorned with all things red and green. Mailboxes and inboxes are filled with ads, sales, and...
THE ESSENCE OF ADVENT

THE ESSENCE OF ADVENT

It will be said on that day, “Behold, this is our God; we have waited for him, that he might save us. This is the Lord; we have waited for him; let us be glad and rejoice in his salvation.” Isaiah 25:9 WHAT IS ADVENT? Originally, there was little connection between...