Devotional: Silent Night

It was a silent night.  A very long, dark, silent night.  For nearly 400 years, God’s people heard nothing from Him.  There were no more messages, no more deliverers.  There was only a promise, and only a few who still dared to hope.  Rome seemed to be more present than God, but still, they carried…

Devotional: Future Gratitude

Let’s say your name is Isaiah (apologies if you’re female).  Let’s say the world as you know it is crashing down around you—your homeland in ashes, your friends and family either dead or captives in a foreign land.  You look around and see the few who remain—starving, in rags, living in terror and tears.  Let’s…