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Can there be nothing more peaceful

than getting caught in the moments

this life gifts us with… to feel the wind

of the LORD fill your sail, to know well

beyond the scuppers of man’s doubt…

to believing God before man’s kind.

 Exodus 28:38 KJV And it shall be upon Aaron’s forehead, that Aaron may bear the iniquity of the holy things, which the children of Israel shall hallow in all their holy gifts; and it shall be always upon his forehead, that they may be accepted before the LORD.

 2 Samuel 8:6 KJV Then David put garrisons in Syria of Damascus: and the Syrians became servants to David, and brought gifts. And the LORD preserved David whithersoever he went.

 2 Chronicles 19:7 KJV Wherefore now let the fear of the LORD be upon you; take heed and do it: for there is no iniquity with the LORD our God, nor respect of persons, nor taking of gifts.

 Esther 9:22 KJVAs the days wherein the Jews rested from their enemies, and the month which was turned unto them from sorrow to joy, and from mourning into a good day: that they should make them days of feasting and joy, and of sending portions one to another, and gifts to the poor.

 Ezekiel 20:31 KJV For when ye offer your gifts, when ye make your sons to pass through the fire, ye pollute yourselves with all your idols, even unto this day: and shall I be enquired of by you, O house of Israel? As I live, saith the Lord GOD, I will not be enquired of by you.

 Ezekiel 20:39 KJV As for you, O house of Israel, thus saith the Lord GOD; Go ye, serve ye every one his idols, and hereafter also, if ye will not hearken unto me: but pollute ye my holy name no more with your gifts, and with your idols.

 Daniel 5:17 KJVThen Daniel answered and said before the king, Let thy gifts be to thyself, and give thy rewards to another; yet I will read the writing unto the king, and make known to him the interpretation.

 Matthew 2:11 KJV And when they were come into the house, they saw the young child with Mary his mother, and fell down, and worshipped him: and when they had opened their treasures, they presented unto him gifts; gold, and frankincense, and myrrh.

 Romans 11:29 KJV For the gifts and calling of God are without repentance.

 Ephesians 4:8 KJV Wherefore he saith , When he ascended up on high, he led captivity captive, and gave gifts unto men.

 Deuteronomy 34:9 KJV And Joshua the son of Nun was full of the spirit of wisdom; for Moses had laid his hands upon him: and the children of Israel hearkened unto him, and did as the LORD commanded Moses.

 1 Kings 3:28 KJV And all Israel heard of the judgment which the king had judged; and they feared the king: for they saw that the wisdom of God was in him, to do judgment.

 Job 28:28 KJV And unto man he said, Behold, the fear of the Lord, that is wisdom; and to depart from evil is understanding.

 2 Chronicles 9:7 KJV Happy are thy men, and happy are these thy servants, which stand continually before thee, and hear thy wisdom.

 Deuteronomy 21:23 KJV His body shall not remain all night upon the tree, but thou shalt in any wise bury him that day; (for he that is hanged is accursed of God;) that thy land be not defiled , which the LORD thy God giveth thee for an inheritance.

 Luke 11:36 KJVIf thy whole body therefore be full of light, having no part dark, the whole shall be full of light, as when the bright shining of a candle doth give thee light .

 Luke 24:3 KJV And they entered in, and found not the body of the Lord Jesus.

 John 2:21 KJV But he spake of the temple of his body.

 1 Corinthians 12:31 KJV But covet earnestly the best gifts: and yet shew I unto you a more excellent way.

 Jeremiah 7:25 KJV Since the day that your fathers came forth out of the land of Egypt unto this day I have even sent unto you all my servants the prophets, daily rising up early and sending them:

Jonah 2:7 KJV When my soul fainted within me I remembered the LORD: and my prayer came in unto thee, into thine holy temple.

 Mark 2:17 KJV When Jesus heard it, he saith unto them, They that are whole have no need of the physician, but they that are sick: I came not to call the righteous, but sinners to repentance.

 John 6:38 KJV For I came down from heaven, not to do mine own will, but the will of him that sent me.

[Christmas to me is more than just the story of the birth of Jesus… it is to ponder the life of more than a man… God, the one to perform as the sacrifice (the clean lamb) for the sins of all men. This is the reason for the birth of Jesus… so He might die for our sins, to then believe with faith in our own hopes for resurrection of the spirit- a promise of God to man… for those that would but believe themselves.]

 John 8:42 KJV Jesus said unto them, If God were your Father, ye would love me: for I proceeded forth and came from God; neither came I of myself, but he sent me.

 1 Kings 13:2 KJV And he cried against the altar in the word of the LORD, and said , O altar, altar, thus saith the LORD; Behold, a child shall be born unto the house of David, Josiah by name; and upon thee shall he offer the priests of the high places that burn incense upon thee, and men’s bones shall be burnt upon thee.

 1 Kings 13:5 KJV The altar also was rent, and the ashes poured out from the altar, according to the sign which the man of God had given by the word of the LORD.

John 3:16 (King James Version) For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.The snow globe is found below… http://www.hellasmultimedia.com/webimages/christ-htm/image-christ-religion4.htm