The wise men were prepared for Christ; they watched for Him, and they waited for Him. So when He came, they were ready.
Each of us has individual trails that we have to walk. Those trails are challenging, painful, and even scary at times. But we don’t walk them alone. We need a new generation of pioneers – pioneers who rely on Christ as they build bridges of compassion and work toward a unified community.
While we face challenges, loss, and fear in this life, God has promised great things in the future. Hope for those things brings peace as we trust that God will fulfill His promises to us. We can have peace, hope, joy, and more in this life even when things seem hard to bear.
The words of Christ and His prophets are still the most powerful I’ve read. Their words are overwhelming in their truth and doctrine. Testimonies of God, of change, of healing, of progress, and of power fill the pages of scripture.
It seems to me that a person who magnifies Christ’s name in their heart is also someone who knows Christ deeply. It only takes small efforts to help us all magnify His name a little more in our hearts. Here are a few ideas to help us invite Him in more.
Christ gives us what we need to face the turbulence around us – and that rarely includes taking the turbulence away.
My spirit responds to Him, even when I can’t see Him, He’s here.
After learning about the definitions of these words, the picture in my mind of “a broken heart and a contrite spirit” has changed.
When Christ feels distant, we likely need to take some sort of action to feel close to Him again. So let’s look at ways to see Him when He isn’t obvious in your life.
A poem about Christ’s mercy and moving forward.