Tag Archives: Jesus

Why I Prefer Hanukkah over Christmas

I grew up celebrating Christmas, but as I grew up and evolved in my faith, I have gone away from celebrating Christmas. I want to share some personal reflections on why I prefer to celebrate my Messiah through the holiday of Hanukkah instead of Christmas. I don’t care to judge anyone, but only to share where I am coming from in my journey. Continue reading

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Meditating on God through Nature

I am a follower of Jesus and I believe the Bible is the word of God. I find much inspiration when I read the Bible and my faith in God is what has carried me through all the trials of my life. That faith is strengthened when I look around at His creation. I grow closer to Him and I am in awe when I meditate on the works of His hands. Continue reading

Commentary on Isaiah 9:6 Father of Eternity

For believers in Jesus, Isaiah 9:6 is a powerful passage speaking about the Messiah. A traditional translation is:

For a child will be born to us, a son will be given to us;
And the government will rest on His shoulders;
And His name will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God,
Eternal Father, Prince of Peace (NASB). Continue reading

The Future- A Haiku

This is my response to RonovanWrites weekly haiku challenge. Each week it is a challenge to fit the necessary words into a haiku. This week’s words were give and future.

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Love is a Mitzvah

I have read the Bible many times in my lifetime, but I am always finding new things or new understanding. It makes the Bible always fresh for me. Sometimes a focus on one verse can bring me to make several connections throughout the Scriptures. Continue reading