Taking Back Christmas

Luke 2:10-11 KJV

And the angel said unto them, Fear not: for, behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy, which shall be to all people. [11] For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Saviour, which is Christ the Lord.


The Truth About Hell 

Job 18:15-21 NASB

“There dwells in his tent nothing of his; Brimstone is scattered on his habitation. [16] “His roots are dried below, And his branch is cut off above. [17] “Memory of him perishes from the earth, And he has no name abroad. [18] “He is driven from light into darkness, And chased from the inhabited world. [19] “He has no offspring or posterity among his people, Nor any survivor where he sojourned. [20] “Those in the west are appalled at his fate, And those in the east are seized with horror. [21] “Surely such are the dwellings of the wicked, And this is the place of him who does not know God.”

Isaiah 5:14-16 KJV

Therefore hell hath enlarged herself, and opened her mouth without measure: and their glory, and their multitude, and their pomp, and he that rejoiceth, shall descend into it. [15] And the mean man shall be brought down, and the mighty man shall be humbled, and the eyes of the lofty shall be humbled: [16] But the Lord of hosts shall be exalted in judgment, and God that is holy shall be sanctified in righteousness.

Casting Crowns       East to West 

Psalm 72:11-14,17-19 NKJV

Yes, all kings shall fall down before Him; All nations shall serve Him. 

[12] For He will deliver the needy when he cries, The poor also, and him who has no helper. 

[13] He will spare the poor and needy, And will save the souls of the needy. 

[14] He will redeem their life from oppression and violence; And precious shall be their blood in His sight. 

[17] His name shall endure forever; His name shall continue as long as the sun. And men shall be blessed in Him; All nations shall call Him blessed. 

[18] Blessed be the LORD God, the God of Israel, Who only does wondrous things! 

[19] And blessed be His glorious name forever! And let the whole earth be filled with His glory. Amen and Amen.

How Does God Visit Man ?

How Does God Visit With Man?

Psalm 8:4 NKJV

What is man that You are mindful of him, And the son of man that You visit him?

God visits with man by coming Himself.

Daniel 7:9-14 NKJV

“I watched till thrones were put in place, And the Ancient of Days was seated; His garment was white as snow, And the hair of His head was like pure wool. His throne was a fiery flame, Its wheels a burning fire; [10] A fiery stream issued And came forth from before Him. A thousand thousands ministered to Him; Ten thousand times ten thousand stood before Him. The court was seated, And the books were opened. [11] “I watched then because of the sound of the pompous words which the horn was speaking; I watched till the beast was slain, and its body destroyed and given to the burning flame. [12] As for the rest of the beasts, they had their dominion taken away, yet their lives were prolonged for a season and a time. [13] “I was watching in the night visions, And behold, One like the Son of Man, Coming with the clouds of heaven! He came to the Ancient of Days, And they brought Him near before Him. [14] Then to Him was given dominion and glory and a kingdom, That all peoples, nations, and languages should serve Him. His dominion is an everlasting dominion, Which shall not pass away, And His kingdom the one Which shall not be destroyed.

God visits with man by sending His Son Jesus Christ.

Isaiah 48:16 NKJV

“Come near to Me, hear this: I have not spoken in secret from the beginning; From the time that it was, I was there. And now the Lord GOD and His Spirit Have sent Me.”

John 3:16-21 NKJV

For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life. [17] For God did not send His Son into the world to condemn the world, but that the world through Him might be saved. [18] “He who believes in Him is not condemned; but he who does not believe is condemned already, because he has not believed in the name of the only begotten Son of God. [19] And this is the condemnation, that the light has come into the world, and men loved darkness rather than light, because their deeds were evil. [20] For everyone practicing evil hates the light and does not come to the light, lest his deeds should be exposed. [21] But he who does the truth comes to the light, that his deeds may be clearly seen, that they have been done in God.”

God visits with man by sending us His Holy Spirit.

John 16:7-11 NKJV

Nevertheless I tell you the truth. It is to your advantage that I go away; for if I do not go away, the Helper will not come to you; but if I depart, I will send Him to you. [8] And when He has come, He will convict the world of sin, and of righteousness, and of judgment: [9] of sin, because they do not believe in Me; [10] of righteousness, because I go to My Father and you see Me no more; [11] of judgment, because the ruler of this world is judged.

God visits with man by sending us His Angels.

Hebrews 1:13-14 NKJV

But to which of the angels has He ever said: “Sit at My right hand, Till I make Your enemies Your footstool”? [14] Are they not all ministering spirits sent forth to minister for those who will inherit salvation?

God visits with man by sending us His Prophets.

Acts 3:19-23 NKJV

Repent therefore and be converted, that your sins may be blotted out, so that times of refreshing may come from the presence of the Lord, [20] and that He may send Jesus Christ, who was preached to you before, [21] whom heaven must receive until the times of restoration of all things, which God has spoken by the mouth of all His holy prophets since the world began. [22] For Moses truly said to the fathers, ‘The LORD your God will raise up for you a Prophet like me from your brethren. Him you shall hear in all things, whatever He says to you. [23] And it shall be that every soul who will not hear that Prophet shall be utterly destroyed from among the people.

Hebrews 1:1-4 NKJV

God, who at various times and in various ways spoke in time past to the fathers by the prophets, [2] has in these last days spoken to us by His Son, whom He has appointed heir of all things, through whom also He made the worlds; [3] who being the brightness of His glory and the express image of His person, and upholding all things by the word of His power, when He had by Himself purged our sins, sat down at the right hand of the Majesty on high, [4] having become so much better than the angels, as He has by inheritance obtained a more excellent name than they.

God visits with man through dreams and visions.

Daniel 2:28-29 NKJV

But there is a God in heaven who reveals secrets, and He has made known to King Nebuchadnezzar what will be in the latter days. Your dream, and the visions of your head upon your bed, were these: [29] As for you, O king, thoughts came to your mind while on your bed, about what would come to pass after this; and He who reveals secrets has made known to you what will be.

Daniel 4:1-9 NKJV

Nebuchadnezzar the king, To all peoples, nations, and languages that dwell in all the earth: Peace be multiplied to you. [2] I thought it good to declare the signs and wonders that the Most High God has worked for me. [3] How great are His signs, And how mighty His wonders! His kingdom is an everlasting kingdom, And His dominion is from generation to generation. [4] I, Nebuchadnezzar, was at rest in my house, and flourishing in my palace. [5] I saw a dream which made me afraid, and the thoughts on my bed and the visions of my head troubled me. [6] Therefore I issued a decree to bring in all the wise men of Babylon before me, that they might make known to me the interpretation of the dream. [7] Then the magicians, the astrologers, the Chaldeans, and the soothsayers came in, and I told them the dream; but they did not make known to me its interpretation. [8] But at last Daniel came before me (his name is Belteshazzar, according to the name of my god; in him is the Spirit of the Holy God), and I told the dream before him, saying: [9] “Belteshazzar, chief of the magicians, because I know that the Spirit of the Holy God is in you, and no secret troubles you, explain to me the visions of my dream that I have seen, and its interpretation.

Daniel 7:1 NKJV

In the first year of Belshazzar king of Babylon, Daniel had a dream and visions of his head while on his bed. Then he wrote down the dream, telling the main facts.

Daniel 8:1 NKJV

In the third year of the reign of King Belshazzar a vision appeared to me-to me, Daniel-after the one that appeared to me the first time.

God visits with man by and through His Holy Word The Bible.

2 Timothy 3:14-17 NKJV

But you must continue in the things which you have learned and been assured of, knowing from whom you have learned them, [15] and that from childhood you have known the Holy Scriptures, which are able to make you wise for salvation through faith which is in Christ Jesus. [16] All Scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness, [17] that the man of God may be complete, thoroughly equipped for every good work.

Hebrews 4:12-13 NKJV

For the word of God is living and powerful, and sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing even to the division of soul and spirit, and of joints and marrow, and is a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart. [13] And there is no creature hidden from His sight, but all things are naked and open to the eyes of Him to whom we must give account.

 “All My Hope Is In Jesus – Crowder” 

Psalm 71:3-24 NKJV
Be my strong refuge, To which I may resort continually; You have given the commandment to save me, For You are my rock and my fortress. 

[4] Deliver me, O my God, out of the hand of the wicked, Out of the hand of the unrighteous and cruel man. 

[5] For You are my hope, O Lord GOD; You are my trust from my youth. 

[6] By You I have been upheld from birth; You are He who took me out of my mother’s womb. My praise shall be continually of You. 

[7] I have become as a wonder to many, But You are my strong refuge. 

[8] Let my mouth be filled with Your praise And with Your glory all the day. 

[9] Do not cast me off in the time of old age; Do not forsake me when my strength fails. 

[10] For my enemies speak against me; And those who lie in wait for my life take counsel together, 

[11] Saying, “God has forsaken him; Pursue and take him, for there is none to deliver him.” 

[12] O God, do not be far from me; O my God, make haste to help me! 

[13] Let them be confounded and consumed Who are adversaries of my life; Let them be covered with reproach and dishonor Who seek my hurt. 

[14] But I will hope continually, And will praise You yet more and more. 

[15] My mouth shall tell of Your righteousness And Your salvation all the day, For I do not know their limits. 

[16] I will go in the strength of the Lord GOD; I will make mention of Your righteousness, of Yours only. 

[17] O God, You have taught me from my youth; And to this day I declare Your wondrous works. 

[18] Now also when I am old and grayheaded, O God, do not forsake me, Until I declare Your strength to this generation, Your power to everyone who is to come. 

[19] Also Your righteousness, O God, is very high, You who have done great things; O God, who is like You? 

[20] You, who have shown me great and severe troubles, Shall revive me again, And bring me up again from the depths of the earth. 

[21] You shall increase my greatness, And comfort me on every side. 

[22] Also with the lute I will praise You- And Your faithfulness, O my God! To You I will sing with the harp, O Holy One of Israel. 

[23] My lips shall greatly rejoice when I sing to You, And my soul, which You have redeemed. 

[24] My tongue also shall talk of Your righteousness all the day long; For they are confounded, For they are brought to shame Who seek my hurt.