Author Archives: everydaywithgodgracechurch

December 18 – Behind the Christmas Card – Loneliness

Read Ephesians 1:13-14, 2:13, Genesis 16:13 and Psalm 139:1-24 My family is in a season of grief which can be a lonely place. I can almost guarantee we are not the only ones, as there are a lot of reasons … Continue reading

Posted in Behind the Christmas Card, Ephesians, Genesis, Psalms | Leave a comment

December 17 – Behind the Christmas Card – Coping with grief

Read James 1:17 Christmas can be hard when you suffer loss, but despite the loss I have experienced, I believe God is STILL GOOD. In 2011 my mom was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s and in 2013 we could no longer have … Continue reading

Posted in Behind the Christmas Card, James | Leave a comment

December 16 – Behind the Christmas Card – Humility

Read Proverbs 27:2 A true message of Christmas is humble love with gratitude, purpose, and without comparisons. “Humility is freedom from pride – lowliness, modesty and mildness.” (The Bible Dictionary). To humble ourselves is a condition of God’s favor (2 … Continue reading

Posted in Behind the Christmas Card, Proverbs | Leave a comment

December 15 – Behind the Christmas Card – Discontentment

Read Hebrews 13:5 One thing I love to indulge in around Christmas time is that of the Hallmark Christmas Movies. I know, I know, how could I? I don’t actively seek them out or look forward to them; however, when … Continue reading

Posted in Behind the Christmas Card, Hebrews | Leave a comment

December 14 – Behind the Christmas Card – Comparison

Read Genesis 3:1-13 “So when the woman saw that the tree was good for food, and that it was a delight to the eyes and that the tree was to be desired to make one wise, she took of its … Continue reading

Posted in Behind the Christmas Card, Genesis | Leave a comment

December 13 – Behind the Christmas Card – Stress

Read Matthew 2:13-23 In all likelihood, you have received at least one of those Christmas cards this year. The sender enclosed a beautiful picture of their smiling family. It isn’t that they were at all trying to deceive you, but … Continue reading

Posted in Behind the Christmas Card, Matthew | Leave a comment

December 12 – Behind the Christmas Card – Difficult family members

Read 1 John 4: 7-21 and 1 Peter 4:11 To the mother of a loved child who is struggling… To the father who wishes he himself could correct his child’s ways… To the one who has a sibling that is … Continue reading

Posted in 1 John, 1 Peter, Behind the Christmas Card | Leave a comment