8 In the same region, shepherds were staying out in the fields and keeping watch at night over their flock. 9 Then an angel of the Lord stood before them, and the glory of the Lord shone around them, and they were terrified. 10 But the angel said to them, “Don’t be afraid, for look, I proclaim to you good news of great joy that will be for all the people: 11 Today in the city of David a Savior was born for you, who is the Messiah, the Lord.” Luke 2:8 – 11
I am honored to have my first guest post written by Anna Foulkrod. I first met Anna during my Daughter’s wedding back in September of 2012. Anna was organizing the Wedding Reception. I could hardly believe she was only 17 at the time. This girl was collected, organized, and in charge. She is arguably one of the most amazing young ladies I have every met.
Anna blogs at As Always, Anna. While not entirely new to the blogosphere, Anna is an up and comer that will have much to share with the world. I hope you will take the time to visit her blog. For now, please read on as Anna shares from her heart what the Kingdom of God means to her.
These three words, Jesus is Lord, comprise the earliest Christian Creed we know of. This statement serves as an adequate confession of faith as it sums up the whole biblical revelation of Jesus Christ. How can that be? Read on and see what I mean…
At the Advent season, there is a question that presents itself and demands an answer. It is a question that must be answered by every age and generation. The question is this: “Who is this Child?” Who is this Child whose birth gave rise to a holiday that is celebrated all over the world? Who is this Child that has sparked so much controversy and debate? Who is this Child that some faithfully adhere to and others despise? We don’t have to go far to find the answer.