Resurrected Hope

My friend and fellow blogger Jennifer used that term in her reflection on the Lord's gifting of a child to the elderly Elizabeth and Zechariah, a boy who would grow to be known as John the Baptist. Scripture tells us that Elizabeth was well past what would be considered normal child-bearing years.  A devout woman,  … Continue reading Resurrected Hope

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From Blessed John Henry Newman

Newman is on course to being named a saint by the Catholic Church in the near future.  The following is from a series of  his writings presented  as Advent reflections called "Waiting for Christ."   Let us then understand our place as the redeemed children of God.  Some must be great in this world, but … Continue reading From Blessed John Henry Newman

The Prayer You No Longer Pray

Very, very nicely done by my sister in Christ.

Feeding On Jesus

“But the angel said to him, ‘Do not be afraid, Zechariah, for your prayer has been heard, and your wife Elizabeth will bear you a son, and you shall call his name John’” (Luke 1:13, ESV).

Let’s think about this for a moment. Just six verses earlier, we learn that Zechariah and Elizabeth are both “advanced in years” (v. 7). They are elderly. White hair frames their wizened faces and their steps are

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