Advent Day 23: Our Saviour

IFEOMA SAMUEL | December 23, 2017

She will give birth to a son, and you are to give him the name Jesus, because he will save his people from their sins.” Matthew 1:21 We have carried our sins with us for so long. Why would anyone…..

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Advent Day 21: Gifts Well Given

IFEOMA SAMUEL | December 21, 2017

“On coming to the house, they saw the child with his mother Mary, and they bowed down and worshiped him. Then they opened their treasures and presented him with gifts of gold, frankincense and myrrh.” Matthew 2:11 The gifts we…..

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Advent Day 19: Overwhelming Joy

IFEOMA SAMUEL | December 19, 2017

“When they saw the star, they were overjoyed.” Matthew 2:10 Christmas morning comes bright and early to homes where little children live. No one has to tell those little ones to get excited, or to be joyful. Their eyes sparkle…..

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Advent Day 17: God’s Miracles

IFEOMA SAMUEL | December 17, 2017

“After they had heard the king, they went on their way, and the star they had seen when it rose went ahead of them until it stopped over the place where the child was.” Matthew 2:9 A miracle led the way for…..

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Advent Day 15: From This Little

IFEOMA SAMUEL | December 15, 2017

“But you, Bethlehem, in the land of Judah, are by no means least among the rulers of Judah; for out of you will come a ruler who will shepherd my people Israel.” Matthew 2:6 Our Father sent the Angels to announce the birth…..

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Advent Day 13: Come To Worship

IFEOMA SAMUEL | December 13, 2017

“and asked, “Where is the one who has been born king of the Jews? We saw his star when it rose and have come to worship him.” Matthew 2:2 The Wise Men: we all place the little statues of them carefully…..

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Advent Day 11: The Way of Holiness

IFEOMA SAMUEL | December 11, 2017

“This is how the birth of Jesus the Messiah came about: His mother Mary was pledged to be married to Joseph, but before they came together, she was found to be pregnant through the Holy Spirit.” Matthew 1:18 She was…..

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Advent Day 9: The Grace Giver

IFEOMA SAMUEL | December 9, 2017

“For the law was given through Moses; grace and truth came through Jesus Christ.” John 1:17 We see the Baby in the manger. We watch the story unfold as the Angels sing, and the Shepherds rejoice. We look with wonder at…..

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Advent Day 7: You Have Peace

IFEOMA SAMUEL | December 7, 2017

For to us a child is born, to us a son is given, and the government will be on his shoulders. And he will be called  Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. Isaiah 9:6 This child, this tiny baby in the…..

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Advent Day 5: The Joyful Season

IFEOMA SAMUEL | December 5, 2017

“Look, there on the mountains, the feet of one who brings good news,     who proclaims peace! Celebrate your festivals, Judah,     and fulfill your vows. No more will the wicked invade you;     they will be completely destroyed” Nahum 1:15 Did you know that God…..

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Advent 3: Washed and Pure

IFEOMA SAMUEL | December 3, 2017

The next day John saw Jesus coming toward him and said, “Look, the Lamb of God, who takes away the sin of the world!” John 1:29 The manger scenes that we create are so clean and cute. The animals all…..

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Advent Day 1: An Undeserved Favor

IFEOMA SAMUEL | December 1, 2017

“But the angel said to her, “Do not be afraid, Mary; you have found favor with God.” Luke 1:30 God found favor with a hidden teenager. She was not famous. Her family was not wealthy. She had not been trained…..

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