Day: December 3, 2021

How Bad Do You Want it? – Genesis 32

Genesis 32

Are you familiar with the story in Genesis 32 where Jacob wrestles with God? The two tussle until daybreak, only ending when Jacob receives a crippling blow. A blow which disabled him with a limp for the rest of his life. And all because Jacob wanted God’s blessing so bad, he refused to give up and let go. …

December 3rd – Genesis 3:1-5

Genesis 3:1-15

At no time of the year is the grace and mercy of God more evident than at Christmas. For through the birth of Messiah Jesus, God fulfilled His promise of sending a Savior to our fallen world. I once heard it said that our holiday of Christmas actually begins with sin. Meaning there would never have been a need for a Redeemer if it had not been for the original transgression committed by Adam and Eve. God gave them everything they could ever need, yet they still rebelled against Him. And that rebellion plunged the world into darkness and death. But all hope was not lost. For in His great love, God shined His Holy light of righteousness through His Son, Jesus Christ, as a beacon of hope to a lightless world. And that divine hope is the foundation for our Christmas celebration. A divine hope found in a babe lying in a manger who came to save the world.