This week’s devotion is based on a portion of the Old Testament reading for the Second Sunday in Advent in the One-Year Lectionary. –By Elizabeth Ahlman “For behold, the day is coming, burning like an oven, when all the arrogant and all evildoers will be stubble. The day that is coming shall set them ablaze, […]
And that's how simple it is. Even my nearly three-year old knows the joy of "Baby Jesus" for us. When all of the other words and concepts are too hard, "Baby Jesus" is sure ground on which to land. But that's not how Herod felt. When Herod heard about Baby Jesus, he was troubled. This Baby King would ruin all his power and well-laid plans. And to be honest, this Baby Jesus is trouble for me, too.