One of my absolute favorite Christmas experiences is reading the story of Jesus. Author Liz Curtis Higgs brings her readers into the Christmas setting and story. It’s a magnificent Christmas Bible study based on the eyewitness story of Elizabeth, Mary, and Anna. Grab a hot cinnamon tea, some homemade ginger cookies, and put a log on the fire. Take some time to read this magnificent Bible study with Lisa Curtis Higgs and we revisit the Christmas story.
Long before silver bells jingled, Christmas lights twinkled, and horse-drawn sleighs went dashing through the snow, God reached down from heaven with the best gift of all. Love, wrapped in swaddling clothes. Hope, nestled in a manger. Liz Curtis Higgs
When God’s blessings are piled on our heads, it’s easy to be faithful. The real test comes when disappointment calls and sorrow pulls up a chair. Liz Curtis Higgs
Faith is believing what isn’t seen, what isn’t apparent. Liz Curtis Higgs
Every conception has a touch of the miraculous. Liz Curtis Higgs
Only when we’re filled with the Holy Spirit can we see what matters to God. Liz Curtis Higgs
What we call miraculous, God calls business as usual. Liz Curtis Higgs
Being loved by God would not spare his mother Mary the heartaches and tragedies of life. Liz Curtis Higgs
God met the needs of his people—practically, spiritually, financially, emotionally. Liz Curtis Higgs
God never forgets and never neglects his people. Liz Curtis Higgs
The first person to hold the newborn Christ was Mary of Nazareth, and the first person to touch the newly risen Christ, however briefly, was Mary of Magdala. Liz Curtis Higgs
When I hear women rail that the Bible is misogynistic, I wonder if we’re reading the same book. God loves women, redeems women, empowers women—then and now. Liz Curtis Higgs
The Lord chose to be born into poverty, to identify with the unseen of society—the unkempt, the unpopular, the undernourished. His earthly parents had nothing the world counts as valuable. Liz Curtis Higgs
Jesus would bear much influence, but he would not always be liked. Liz Curtis Higgs
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The Women of Christmas by Liz Curtis Higgs, Waterbrook Press, 2013.
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