Christmas Devotional # 8: A Musical Christmas

Christmas Devotional # 8: A Musical Christmas

Day 8 – Tuesday, Dec 12 I always looked forward to Christmas.  The house was decorated, so much baking was done, snow fell, visit with family, and presents were under the tree.  Before presents were opened, we read the Christmas story.  But it was not until the...
Christmas Devotional # 7: Stille Nacht, Heilige Nacht

Christmas Devotional # 7: Stille Nacht, Heilige Nacht

Day 7 – Monday, Dec 11 Christmas in Germany is a very special time.  Families gather together for the celebration of the Savior’s birth and honor the Christ Child.  While serving in Germany as missionaries, we realized that for many German people, Christmas is merely...
Christmas Devotional # 6: Generosity

Christmas Devotional # 6: Generosity

Day 6 – Friday, Dec 8 (Ephesians 4:7–16) During the Christmas season, we tend to focus on the attribute of generosity, especially when it comes to giving gifts.  I remember as a boy growing up in the state of Maryland that, for me, the epitome of generosity was my...
Christmas Devotional # 5: Scrooge

Christmas Devotional # 5: Scrooge

Day 5, Thursday, Dec 7 Acts 20:35b, “He Himself said, ‘It is more blessed to give than to receive.’”  (NASB) The term used by many of my Christian friends is “commercialization of Christmas,” but as a money manager, I am plagued by my programmed managerial...