Untriumphantly: Who Doesn’t Love a Baby?

This last week of Advent is the week of Love! Awake! Awake, Tziyon!Clothe yourself with your strength!Dress in your splendid garments,Yerushalayim, the holy city!For the uncircumcised and the uncleanwill enter you no more.Shake off the dust! Arise!Be enthroned, Yerushalayim!Loosen the chains on your neck,captive daughter of Tziyon!For thus says Adonai:“You were sold for nothing,and you will …

Untriumphantly: Embracing the Ordinariness of the Season

Welcome to Advent. This Advent devotional is written for you, for me. It is a personal devotional for the season of Advent. Advent includes the four Sundays leading up to Christmas. Once Christmas arrives, we’re on to the 12 Days of Christmas—like the song. While I usually write family devotions, this one is intended to …

Christmas Day Devotion

It is finally here! Christmas! Today, we celebrate the Jesus was indeed born to redeem us. He has come, and He offers us life in Himself. He has come, and He offers us hope in His name. Our rescue has arrived! Our Redeemer has come! We lit the candles of expectation, preparation, celebration, and incarnation! …