Monthly Archives: December 2011

CHRISTMAS STORY (part 5) GLORY TO GOD IN THE HIGHEST

8 Now there were in the same country shepherds living out in the fields, keeping watch over their flock by night.   9And behold,[a] an angel of the Lord stood before them, and the glory of the Lord shone around them, … Continue reading

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CHRISTMAS STORY part 4 (OUR SAVIOR IS BORN!)

“So it was, that while they were there (in Bethlehem), the days were completed for her (Mary) to be delivered. And she brought forth her firstborn Son, and wrapped Him in swaddling clothes, and laid Him in a manger, because … Continue reading

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MERRY CHRISTMAS!

Wooden shoes left by the hearth with a snack for St Nicholas, yule logs, stockings hung,  Christmas trees, Candles, tinsel  stars, gaily wrapped gifts.  Traditions concerning these things have their roots in pagan ceremonies and customs dating back hundreds/thousands of … Continue reading

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CHRISTMAS STORY part 3 (TO BETHLEHEM)

“And it came to pass in those days that a decree went out from Caesar Augustus that all the world should be registered.  “… So all went to be registered, everyone to his own city.  “And Joseph also went up … Continue reading

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CHRISTMAS STORY part two JOSEPH’S DREAM

                                                                                                                                                         “Now the birth of Jesus Christ was as follows:  After his mother, Mary, was betrothed to Joseph, before they came together, she was found with child of the Holy Spirit. “Then Joseph, being a just man, and not wanting … Continue reading

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HAPPY SABBATH (CHRISTMAS STORY part one, MARY AND THE ANGEL)

“Now… Gabriel was sent by God to a city of Galilee named Nazareth, to a virgin betrothed to a man whose name was Joseph, of the house of David.  The virgin’s name was Mary. “And having come in, the angel … Continue reading

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PRAY FOR OUR MILITARY AND THEIR FAMILIES

Frost and light snow still reign in Walla Walla, as shown in this section of our military cemetery.    Remember the boy or girl next door who presently serves in some far away war, or perhaps now gets around in … Continue reading

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