Tag Archives: Jesus

What makes one truly wise? (a Christmas reflection)

Our passage in Church last Sunday was from Matthew 2 – the story about the wise men’s visit to the child Jesus, as well as king Herod’s plans to kill him. While the message was certainly loaded with facts and … Continue reading

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SMS 142: Luke 2:34-35a

34 Then Simeon blessed them, and he said to Mary, the baby’s mother, “This child is destined to cause many in Israel to fall, and many others to rise. He has been sent as a sign from God, but many will … Continue reading

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SMS 142: Luke 2:25-27

25 At that time there was a man in Jerusalem named Simeon. He was righteous and devout and was eagerly waiting for the Messiah to come and rescue Israel. The Holy Spirit was upon him 26 and had revealed to him that … Continue reading

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SMS 120: Matthew 2:2

“Where is the one who has been born king of the Jews? We saw his star when it rose and have come to worship him.”-Matthew 2:2 The wise men went to great tlengths and dangers just to see and worship … Continue reading

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SMS # 109: Matthew 2:11

11 On coming to the house, they saw the child with his mother Mary, and they bowed down and worshiped him. Then they opened their treasures and presented him with gifts of gold, frankincense and myrrh. What made the wise men … Continue reading

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SMS #83: Matthew 7:24

“Therefore everyone who hears these words of mine and puts them into practice is like a wise man who built his house on the rock” A consultant’s recommendation, a doctor’s prescription, or a friend’s good advice – these are all … Continue reading

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SMS 82: Mark 4:38 (July 11, 2013) v2

Jesus was sleeping at the back of the boat with his head on a cushion. The disciples woke him up, shouting, “Teacher, don’t you care that we’re going to drown?” Most of us have been disappointed with the Lord at … Continue reading

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