Tag Archives: Mary

The Light of the World

Even with the Light among them Many walked in darkness Refusing to believe What their own eyes had seen Others believed in Him But remained in the shadows Fearing to be known As a follower of the true Light But … Continue reading

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The Sweet Eve of Christmas Day – A Poem

‘Tis the sweet eve of Christmas Day I pray that all will find the way To the manger where Jesus sleeps See the treasure His mother keeps This quiet will last but a little while For one day Mary will … Continue reading

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The Role of Mary in the Christmas Story

The sermon series at my church for the Advent season is on Encountering God. Each week Pr. Dave is sharing about how different people encountered God as part of the Christmas story. Yesterday we heard about how Mary encountered God, … Continue reading

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I’m No Martha

I will freely admit that I am not the best housekeeper in the world. I am certainly no Martha, worried about everything being perfectly in order. I suspect that before the big dinner at which Martha complained to Jesus that … Continue reading

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Were You There? Mary Magdalene and Mary Were

It’s the beginning of Holy Week, and so I thought it was appropriate for Music Monday to post one of my favorite old hymns by Johnny Cash called “Were You There When They Crucified My Lord?”  I found this live … Continue reading

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The Humble King

Last week I downloaded a new Christmas album from Amazon.com that has a variety of artist on it. I’ve really been enjoying the new versions of some of my old favorites. But there is a song on this album that is new. … Continue reading

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Our Light and Momentary Troubles

Yesterday I was the lay reader for our church, which means I got to read the first two scripture lessons for the day towards the beginning of the service. The second lesson for the day was 2 Corinthians 4:16-18: Therefore … Continue reading

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