Thank You God, for Jesus!

Thank You for Jesus, Your one and only Son. A Savior set to save the world! Yes, Christmas had begun! Thank You for Jesus, Your perfect Christmas gift. – A Christmas Prayer When God sent the King of kings, the most Royal of royals, the Savior of the world, he didn’t need purple robes, huge palaces, or royal declarations. No, this was not an earthly king, this was a heavenly King, sent to earth, “God with us,” Immanuel. ]]>

The true Christmas story

Thank You God, for the Shepherds

Thank You for the shepherds, Who heard of Jesus’ birth. They saw the angels in the sky announcing peace on earth! Thank You for the shepherds, Your precious Christmas gift. – A Christmas Prayer When we hear the story of the shepherds, there’s that iconic scene: shepherds on a hillside, gazing at the angels in the air, who are praising God and announcing peace on earth. What a glorious sight that must have been! ]]>

Joseph, Mary, and baby Jesus

Thank You God, for Joseph

Through this series of blogs, author Amy Parker is going to take us character by character through the Christmas story, highlighting the roles each of them played in bringing us the greatest Christmas Gift of all. Thank You, God, for Joseph, who trusted Your good plan. He took Mary to be his wife. He was a faithful man. Thank You, God, for Joseph, Your precious Christmas gift. -A Christmas Prayer. “He was a faithful man.” That’s quite the understatement, isn’t it? We know Joseph is a good guy even before Gabriel visits him. ]]>

Who was Mary?

Thank You God, for Mary

Through this series of blogs, author Amy Parker is going to take us character by character through the Christmas story, highlighting the roles each of them played in bringing us the greatest Christmas Gift of all. Thank You, God, for Mary. She let faith lead the way: “I am His servant girl,” she said. “Let it be as you say.” Thank You, God, for Mary, Your precious Christmas gift. Mary is probably the second most-celebrated star of the Christmas story. And it’s no wonder.]]>

Thank You God, for Gabriel

Through this series of blogs, author Amy Parker is going to take us character by character through the Christmas story, highlighting the roles each of them played in bringing us the greatest Christmas Gift of all. Thank You, God, for Gabriel, Who brought news of great joy. He said to Mary, “God chose you To have His baby boy. While we could point to many beginnings of the Christmas story, Gabriel’s announcement to Mary sets it all in motion. This one scene amazes me.]]>