Christmas Anticipation Realized

Nancy Dorner

READ : Luke 2:25-38 Both Simeon and Anna were very old and had waited years for the Messiah’s birth. Seeing him satisfied a lifelong yearning of these two godly people. Unlike them, we have known of the Savior’s birth for most of our lives. They waited years in eager anticipation. Do we eagerly anticipate the Messiah’s birth as they did? Or have we become excessive or even annoyed by all the necessary preparation for Christmas? Let’s vow to keep Christ …

The Reason for the Season

Nancy Dorner

READ : Matthew 11:25-30 Have you ever watched a child struggle with a task too complex or difficult for her? Had the child turned to you and asked for help, you’d gladly have solved her problem. But she never asked. She continued to fumble, becoming more and more frustrated until she threw down the project or walked away from it. And all the time your help was just a call away. Do we do the same thing with Jesus’ promise …