Posts from December 2018

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December 31, 2018

by Bonnie Bailey

Just for Today “Listen!  The virgin shall conceive and bear a child!”  she shall give birth to a Son, and He shall be called “Emmanuel” – “God with us!”  Matthew 1:23 (Living) When the angel appeared to Joseph, the plan of salvation begins with this proclamation.  God is going to live with us – in […]

December 30, 2018

by Bonnie Bailey

Just for Today So you see – our love for Jesus comes as a result of His loving us first.  I John 4:19 (Living) God sent His own Son, Jesus, in a human body like ours – except ours are sinful – and destroyed sin’s control over us by giving himself as a sacrifice for […]

December 29, 2018

by Bonnie Bailey

Just for Today Read the entire passage I John 4:7-21 We have no fear of someone who loves us perfectly; His perfect love for us eliminates all dread of what he might do to us.  If we are afraid, it is for fear of what He might do to us and shows that  we are […]

December 28, 2018

by Bonnie Bailey

Just for Today Anyone who believes and says that Jesus is the Son of God has God living in him and he is living with God.  I John 4:15 (Living) The mystery of the Incarnation is “God with Us.”  Believing in Jesus Christ is the beginning of a relationship of faith and trust.  Recently, the […]

December 27, 2018

by Bonnie Bailey

Just for Today Dear friends, since God loved us so much, we surely ought to love each other as well.  For though we have never seen God, when we love each other God lives in us and His love within us grows stronger and stronger.  I John 4:11-12 (paraphrase) Jesus, the Son of God, has […]

December 26, 2018

by Bonnie Bailey

Just for Today God showed us how much He loved us by sending His only Son into this wicked world to bring us eternal life through His death.  I John 4:9 (Living) As you look at your Christmas cards, many show the artists depiction of the stable and the manger – In realityu, the stable […]

December 25, 2018

by Bonnie Bailey

Just for Today Dear friends, let us practice loving each other, for love comes from God and those who are loving and kind show that they are children of God, and that they are getting to know him letter.  but if a person isn’t loving and kind, it shows that he does not know God, […]

December 24, 2018

by Bonnie Bailey

Just for Today The Prophet Isaiah came to teach salvation through the Messiah, Jesus Christ.  The last chapters, 40-66 were written <681 BC>.  Nearly 700 years before his prophecy was fulfilled. Yet!!  True today. 2018!! Seek the Lord while you can find him.  Call upon Him while he is near.  Let wicked men cast off […]

December 23, 2018

by Bonnie Bailey

Just for Today And now, friends, as I close this letter let me say one more thing:  “Fix your thoughts on what is true,good and right.  think pure thoughts.  Dwell on the good in others.  Praise god for your blessings.  Put into parctice all you learned from me.  and may God’s Hope,  Peace, Joy, Love […]

December 22, 2018

by Bonnie Bailey

Just for Today Do not worry about anything:  Instead pray about everything:  tell God your needs and don’t forget to thank Him for His answers.  Philippians 4 6 (Living) Some translations say “Have no anxiety about anything.”  Paul wrote these words from prison.  In 2018, we have many  situations that cause “stress, worry or anxiety”  The […]