Morning and Evening

December 13 “Faithful is he that calleth you, who also will do it.” —1 Thessalonians 5:24 Heaven is a place where we shall never sin; where we shall cease our constant watch against an indefatigable enemy, because there will be no tempter to ensnare our feet. There the wicked cease from troubling, and the weary are […]

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Amazing Grace Hymns

December 12 AWAY IN A MANGER Source unknown (stanzas 1, 2), John Thomas McFarland, 1851–1913 (stanza 3) And she gave birth to her firstborn, a son. She wrapped Him in cloths and placed Him in a manger, because there was no room for them in the inn. (Luke 2:7) The shepherds had an angel Christ […]

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Connect The Testaments

December 12: Forgiven and Forgiving Jeremiah 23:1–24:10; Romans 3:21–31; Proverbs 18:1–24 Idioms are often unhelpful because their overuse has robbed them of meaning. But the idiom “putting up walls” has a twist in Proverbs: “A brother who is offended is worse than a city of strength, and quarrels are like the bars of a fortification” […]

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