Let not your Heart be troubled

Let not your Heart be troubled Let your heart not be troubled. Believe in God, believe also in me. In my father’s house are many dwelling places. If it were not so, I would have told you: for I go to prepare a place for you. And if I go and prepare a place for…

The Gift

The Gift “Ask and it shall be given to you. Seek, and you shall find. Knock and it shall be opened to you. For everyone who asks receives and he who seeks finds, and to him who knocks it shall be opened.” – Matthew 7:7, 8 When we ask the Lord for something, we ask…

The Wisemen the Star and the Fulfillment

The Wisemen the Star and the Fulfillment Sometime after the birth of Jesus, in the city of Jerusalem, some wisemen arrived from the East, inquiring about the location of the newborn Messiah. “Where is he who has been born King of the Jews? For we saw his star in the East and have come to…

Jesus and the Birth

Jesus and the Birth When Jesus came into the world, it was in the same fashion of all men. From a surrounding shelter of water within the womb of his mother, he came forth into the flesh. His birth took place unnoticed and unheralded by most of mankind, as is the case with most men.…

Shepards and Angels and The Gospel

Shepherds and Angels and the Gospel

Shepherds and Angels and the Gospel In the same region at the time of the birth of Jesus, some shepherds were tending their flocks of sheep during the night. When an Angel of the Lord appeared before them, the shepherds were very afraid. And the Angel said to them, “Do not be afraid; For behold,…

Joseph and Mary and the Command

Joseph and Mary and the Command Caesar Augustus was the emperor of Rome during the time shortly before the birth of Jesus, and commanded that a census be taken of all the people of the world. Everyone had to go to their own city to register, including Mary, who was engaged to Joseph. And Joseph…

Joseph and the Angel and Obedience

Joseph and the Angel and Obedience Mary was engaged to a young man named Joseph, who was of the House of David, and was also a descendant of Adam and Abraham. When Joseph found out that Mary was with child, he sought to have her put away in secret, as he was a good man…

The Birth of John and the Light

The Birth of John and the Light The time came for Elizabeth to give birth, and she had a baby boy. Eight days later her relatives and friends came to celebrate and circumcise the child, as was their custom. All the people figured the child’s name would be Zacharias after his father. Elizabeth said the…