Day: 23/12/2014

Reblog: The Gift of Christmas is?

It all starts with the Nativity, but the story of Jesus goes on and on because of Easter!

The Everyday Apostle

Oh my word. I tell you I had no idea what I would write about today for my Sunday Thought. I knew for those who might visit, a Christmas tale might be expected. Well, every day is Christmas for me so, my apologies for letting you down with something holiday oriented. But if you really want to have a bit of something Christmas then here you go.

A preacher and Christian Book Store filled the pulpit one Sunday evening since our pastor was out of town for the evening.

“Everybody, would you move forward to the edge of your  seats for me?” he asked.

“Thank you. Now could you raise up your hand and say Amen?”

“Thank you, you may relax.” We all sat back in the pews with various people looking at each other strangely. Deacons were staring at deacons. I was smiling at the deacons, I was the…

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Only Jesus Can

Jesus sees those we treat invisible,
He hears all silent cries;
Reaches out to the untouchable,
Heals the deepest wounds.
He loves the unlovable,
Forgives the unforgivable,
By grace redeems the irreconcilable,
He rebuilds derailed lives.
He values the unworthy,
Smiles upon the least and lowest,
Lights up the darkest corners,
A shining beacon of certain hope.

My Favourite Christmas Carols #3 – ‘Joy to the World’

Joy to the world, the Lord is come!
Let earth receive her King;
Let every heart prepare Him room,
And Heaven and nature sing,
And Heaven and nature sing,
And Heaven, and Heaven, and nature sing.

Joy to the world, the Savior reigns!
Let men their songs employ;
While fields and floods, rocks, hills and plains
Repeat the sounding joy,
Repeat the sounding joy,
Repeat, repeat, the sounding joy.

No more let sins and sorrows grow,
Nor thorns infest the ground;
He comes to make His blessings flow
Far as the curse is found,
Far as the curse is found,
Far as, far as, the curse is found.

He rules the world with truth and grace,
And makes the nations prove
The glories of His righteousness,
And wonders of His love,
And wonders of His love,
And wonders, wonders, of His love.