Within the lyrics of that traditional, well-loved melody are three lessons that we can learn from stars about shining our light.
It doesn't matter what people say about you. Why? Because you are intricately woven together and immeasurably loved by Your Heavenly Father. You are chosen, redeemed, forgiven, set free, and a friend of Jesus. All are words straight from our God-inspired Bible, and therefore straight from the heart of God! Fighting against hurtful words can wear us down. [...]
The physical pain, the emotional pain, the “letting people know,” the condolences, the what-ifs, the fake smile I put on to match my fake Christmas spirit, and the feeling of being crushed. If you were to ask me what I remember from a few days before Christmas in 1992, these are the vivid recollections I [...]
It's hard to choose one favorite, but one of my favorite Christmas songs is Oh Holy Night, and I'd like to share it with you. What a night that was ---a King - a Savior - sent to earth to save us all; to make a way for us to spend eternity with Him! May [...]