Building a Nativity Creche

nativity creche finish

I love when our grandchildren see our Christmas Tree for the first time each year. No matter how old they are…it’s always a treat to see them dazzled by the ornaments and twinkling lights. Awww, who am I kidding? My husband and I are just as bedazzled by the tree the first time we step back and look at it. It’s just so pretty! I love seeing the tree for the first time and I love seeing the children see it for the first time, too!

But what I love even more is when they see my nativity scene and find baby Jesus. In hushed and awed tones they whisper, “Look. [Read more…]

Behold the Lamb of God pt 7

Jesus Christ

All this week we have traced the Lamb of God from Genesis to the death of Jesus, the Lamb of God.  Jesus died on the cross between two thieves. The thieves had the same choices Cain and Abel had. To trust God or not. One thief went the way of Cain and died in his sin. The other trusted Jesus and was saved. [Read more…]

Behold the Lamb of God pt 4

sheep

Four hundred years have passed. Many pharaohs have come and gone and another has come to power.  He doesn’t remember Joseph. God remembers the promise he made to Abraham and speaks to Moses from the burning bush to tell him to tell the children of Israel He  sees their distress and the hardship they are having to endure. He tells Moses to tell them He will lead them back to a land flowing with milk and honey. The land promised to Abraham many years before.

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Behold the Lamb of God

A baby  lamb

There is no other story more important to mankind than the story of the Lamb of God. It beats all others, hands down, for eternity. I remember the first time I heard the story, I was astonished. Astonished that I had been in church for all of my then 23 years and never heard it put quite so succinctly.  So to the point. [Read more…]