• Christmas

    For Unto Us a Child Is Born

    For a child will be born to us, a son will be given to us;And the government will rest on His shoulders;And His name will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God,Eternal Father, Prince of Peace.There will be no end to the increase of His government or of peace,On the throne of David and over his kingdom,To establish it and to uphold it with justice and righteousnessFrom then on and forevermore.The zeal of the LORD of hosts will accomplish this. (Isaiah 9:6-7) Share this post:

  • Christmas,  Equipping Eve

    Equipping Eve: Joy to the World

    It’s Christmastime, which means we’re celebrating the first advent of Christ. But the fact that there’s a “first” advent implies a second, and that event—the second coming of Christ—is something all Christians should be eagerly anticipating! Click here to listen to this episode of Equipping Eve and to access additional resources. Share this post:

  • Christmas,  Musings

    Christmas Sorrow Is Overcome By the Man of Sorrows (Repost)

    The memory plays in my mind with brilliant clarity. It’s too vivid, really, and I’d much prefer the scene to be a bit more muddled, but I am powerless to change that. December 21, 2002. Sixteen years ago. Seventeen Christmases ago. Has it been that long? I was home from college for Christmas break. It was early afternoon and my mother had just stepped into my room to tell me that my grandfather had come out of his surgery just fine. He and my grandmother would be staying in Wisconsin for Christmas, due to the fact that Grandpa just had another stent placed. Thrilled to hear he was doing well,…

  • Christmas,  Equipping Eve

    Equipping Eve: A Christmas Carol

    Scrooge, Marley, Tiny Tim…no, not that Christmas Carol! As Christmas Day rapidly approaches, let’s pause to consider some of the hymns and songs that we sing each year in celebration of Christ’s birth. Click here to listen to this episode of Equipping Eve. Further Listening Equipping Eve: The War on Christmas Equipping Eve: God With Us Equipping Eve: The Wisdom and Witness of Anna Share this post:

  • Christmas,  Equipping Eve

    Equipping Eve: God With Us

    The Christmas season is upon us! Let’s turn our focus away from the busyness and distractions the world brings us this time of year and instead look upon the One Whom we celebrate this season: Immanuel, God With Us. Click here to listen to this episode of Equipping Eve. Resources The King’s Supernatural Birth (S. Lewis Johnson) God’s Gift of Christmas (John MacArthur) Further Listening Equipping Eve: Simeon’s Psalm Equipping Eve: The Wisdom and Witness of Anna Equipping Eve: The Incarnation Share this post: