I will not be sad to see the finish of 2018. I do not know about you, but this has been a year of low-level tension for us. Absolutely nothing important. Just a lot of rotten wood and asbestos in our home that had to go. And a roof, quite a few walls, a couple of floors, and all the windows. We’ve had months of dust and disruption and we’re nonetheless living beneath a large, white wrap.
At least it’ll be a white Christmas.
Anyway, rant more than. We are blessed to have a house, the little ones are healthful, my wife loves me, and God is great. What extra could a man want?
A verse that has resonated with me this year, is this 1:
You prepare a table prior to me in the presence of my enemies. (Psa 23:5a)
Our enemies, what ever they could be, seek to distract and disrupt us, but the Lord’s response is to get us to sit and feast in front of them. It requires a measure of faith to to do that when there is a struggle going on. We are inclined to be concerned and wrestle, but the Superior Shepherd desires us to “sit, consume.” He’s got this.
One particular of my targets this year was to finish Letters from Jesus. I had to perform to the sound of jackhammers and rip saws, but the book got accomplished. Hooray! As you likely know, it was released this week. For a couple of days it was Amazon’s quantity 1 finest-promoting book on each the New Testament and Jesus Christ. My thanks to absolutely everyone who grabbed a copy or purchased 1 to give away.
I am incredibly thankful that my job is telling individuals the great news of Jesus. To be capable to create just about every day about God’s unconditional appreciate, and sometimes go a bit deeper in unpacking the significance of ancient letters and prophecies, is a dream come accurate for me. If you have been blessed by what I create, I am positive you will not thoughts me taking the chance to thank the following patrons on Patreon:
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Could joy and peace be yours in abundance as we celebrate the birth of our Savior.