Prepare And Be Ready

Today’s GPS systems alert us to trouble ahead. They display traffic slowdowns and stoppages. They give us the option to choose an alternate route. When we ignore those warnings, we can find ourselves stuck for hours on a freeway turned into a parking lot. Have you ever ignored one of those warnings and wished you…

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God Focused Plans for the New Year

Here we are at the beginning of yet another year. For some, last year was a difficult year, for others it was a good year, and still for others, 2021 marked their last year of life. Time marches on. It is now 2022. None of us knows what lies ahead. Have you made your New…

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Merry Christmas

Today are hearts are filled with joy, as we celebrate the birth of our Savior Jesus Christ. I offer my sincere thanks to each and every one who reads The 4th Day Letter. By God’s grace, last month we celebrated 10 years of providing a Christian message every week to people around the world. Your…

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The Incarnation of God

And the angel said to her, “The holy Spirit will come upon you, and the power of the Most High will overshadow you. Therefore, the child to be born will be called holy, the Son of God” (Luke 1:35). Permit me to ask you two questions. Could anything else be written about the birth of…

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Have A Mary Christmas!

No that was not a typo, nor was it a spelling mistake, I meant to write “Mary Christmas” not Merry Christmas. Humans have always had heroes to look up to. History is filled with them. Christianity is filled with heroes too! We call them saints. Since the earliest days of Christianity, Mary has been considered…

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Parousia

On the night of Christ’s birth, there was no room in the inn for Joseph and Mary. As a result, Jesus was forced to be born in a messy stable. During Advent, He desires once again to be born into the messiness of our lives. Christ desires to be present in us. He also desires…

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A Day Set Aside To Give Thanks

Thanksgiving Day is almost here but retailers have already turned their focus to Christmas, and they want your focus there as well.  This year rather than one big shopping day, retailers have declared December to be Black Friday Month. Can we STOP the madness? Believe it or not, Thanksgiving Day is meant to be more…

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Empty Easter Baskets

A young man named Ted sits alone, listless, eyes vacant, lost in dark thoughts. He stares at the loaded gun in his lap. The isolation of the Covid pandemic has taken its toll. Across town, organ music fills a church. Women with colorful hats are adorned in their finest, men are in suits and children…

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Goodbye Egypt

Tomorrow is Ash Wednesday. It marks the beginning of Lent. Lent gives us the opportunity to prepare ourselves for Easter. It is a great time to reflect on this powerful question: How am I enslaved?  What things, what forces, what desires, and what sins have control over me? In what ways am I living in…

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