I’m in awe. It is the most beautiful, complex, mesmerizing, mysterious thing I have seen. And we have a picture of it. NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope has given us the furthest and sharpest infrared image of our universe so far. The image is billions of light years away, approximately the size of a grain of sand held at arm’s length, and is filled with thousands of galaxies. (1) God has shown us a small glimpse of the expanse and beauty of His creation and the heavens above. Astronomers also recently detected a mysterious radio signal that is pulsing rhythmically “like a heartbeat” in deep space. It is an intensely strong flash of radio waves coming from an unknown point […]
Jesus at the tomb, Christmas story devotional
Day 31 – A Kingdom with no end. “A father to the fatherless, a defender of the widows – this is God, whose dwelling is holy. He sets the prisoners free and gives them joy.” Psalm 68:5-6    Baby Jesus grew up. But his story does not end after the Christmas season is over. It is only beginning, and his Kingdom has no end. The Gospel of John was written by John, a fisherman and personal friend and disciple of Jesus. John was part of Jesus’ inner circle of Peter, James, and John. He witnessed the Transfiguration of Christ, was there during the Crucifixion, and was asked by Jesus to take care of his mother Mary when Jesus was dying […]
Day 30 – Three prophecies complete the birth story of the Messiah. These three prophecies complete the birth story of the Messiah: 1. Matthew 2:15 That it might be fulfilled which was spoken by the Lord through the prophet (Hosea), saying, “Out of Egypt I called My Son.”  The Wise Men finished worshiping the child Jesus and departed for home, being warned in a dream not to return by way of King Herod. Joseph was also told by an angel of the Lord to take the Child and his mother and flee to Egypt by night, because Herod wanted to destroy the child Jesus. 2. Matthew 2:17-18 Then was fulfilled what was spoken by Jeremiah the prophet, saying: “A voice […]

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Sue McCusker is a writer, Bible teacher, and web developer who loves to share the stories of life and hope she sees around her every day. She has written for Guideposts and Angels on Earth magazines, and teaches the story of God in women's Bible study. Her stories of life, hope, and everyday faith show how we can experience real faith in our daily lives.