Angels, dreams, stars, prophets and Jesus

The devil said to him, “If you are the Son of God, tell this stone to become bread.” Jesus answered, “It is written: ‘Man shall not live on bread alone.’” (Luke 4:4 NIV) This first temptation of Jesus by Satan immediately raises the question, “if not bread alone, then what else?” Matthew’s account gives the answer, … Continue reading Angels, dreams, stars, prophets and Jesus

Learning from a servant girl

Luke 1:40-49 NLT [Mary] entered the house and greeted Elizabeth. At the sound of Mary’s greeting Elizabeth’s child leaped within her, and Elizabeth was filled with the Holy Spirit. Elizabeth gave a loud cry and exclaimed to Mary, “God has blessed you above all women, and your child is blessed... Mary responded, “Oh, how my … Continue reading Learning from a servant girl