June 24 – Celebration of the Nativity of the Forerunner of Christ

He that was greater than all who are born of women, the Prophet who received God's testimony that he surpassed all the Prophets, was born of the aged and barren Elizabeth (Luke 1: 7) and filled all his kinsmen, and those that lived round about, with gladness and wonder. But even more wondrous was that … Continue reading June 24 – Celebration of the Nativity of the Forerunner of Christ

Most Powerful Prayers #69, Prayer

One day,  Jesus was praying in a certain place. When he finished, one of his disciples said  “LORD, teach us to pray, just as John the Baptist,  taught his disciples.” Luke 11:1 Amplified. And the Lord gave him our Prayer. Same chapter, different verse, 9, repeating that very idea from the Man Himself.  So I … Continue reading Most Powerful Prayers #69, Prayer

Elizabeth had a baby

DECEMBER 24, 2011 7:00 A.M. Elisabeth’s Barrenness and OursWho celebrates a birth nowadays? Our lesson today comes from the Gospel according to Luke. No, no, not the manger, the shepherds, the wise men, any of that stuff, but the other birth: “But the angel said unto him, Fear not, Zacharias: for thy prayer is heard; … Continue reading Elizabeth had a baby