The custom of giving gifts at Christmas has its roots in information found in the Bible. Matthew tells us of the response of the wise men to the star that suddenly appeared: “For we have seen his star in the East and have come to worship him” (Matthew 2:2). Continue reading Gifts We Give to God
A few years before my grandmother Burley Matheny’s death at age 94, I asked her what was her favorite Bible verse. Continue reading Good Measure
Because Christ gave. Paul said in 2 Corinthians 8:9, “For you know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that though he was rich, yet for your sake he became poor, so that you by his poverty might become rich.” Jesus left heaven to become a man and die, so that we might become heirs of God and live in heaven eternally. We thank God for his surpassing gift in Christ Jesus our Lord. Because every good thing comes from God. James said in James 1:17, “Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the … Continue reading Why Give?