Devotionals by Max Lucado

 

I Love Christmas

Let the sleigh bells ring! I love Christmas. Let the carolers sing. The more Santas the merrier. I don’t complain about the crowded shops. I don’t grumble at the jam-packed grocery store. Well—it’s Christmas.

I love it because someone will ask the Christmas questions. What’s the big deal about the baby in the manger? Who was he? What does his birth have to do with me? The questioner may be a soldier stationed far from home. She may be a young mom who, for the first time, holds a child on Christmas Eve. The Christmas season prompts Christmas questions…and answers.

Because of Bethlehem, God is always near us. Always for us. Always in us. We may forget Him, but God will never forget us. He called Himself “Immanuel”—God with us!

From Because of Bethlehem

 

 

 

 

 

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About Max on Life

This is a rare opportunity to speak with beloved author and “UpWords” speaker, Max Lucado, From New York City, Max will be interacting with listeners LIVE on Saturday, May 21st. Join Max and a few special guests as he shares inspiring insights on hope, hurt, haves & have-nots…and the hereafter.

About Max Lucado

"Show a man his failures with Jesus and the result will be found in the roadside gutter.  Give a man religion reminding him of his filth and the result will be arrogance in a three-piece suit.  But get the two in the same heart-get sin to meet Savior and Savior to meet sin-and the result just might be another Pharisee turned preacher who sets the world on fire."

The written prose of Max Lucado has made his books some of the most widely read in America. Max brings this same "one-on-one" conversational style to his 1:00 daily UpWords® radio feature.

Max is a graduate of Abilene Christian University (TX) with both a Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts degree. From 1983 to 1987, he was a church-planting missionary serving in Rio de Janeiro, responsible for evangelism, leadership training and preaching.

He has sold more than 65 million books to date. Some of his works are Max On Life; 3:16; No Wonder They Call Him the Savior; Six Hours One Friday; In the Eye of the Storm; He Still Moves Stones; He Chose the Nails; Travelling Light; and Grace for the Moment.

Evidence of his touching hearts, both young and old, Max has also authored several popular books for children including Tell Me the Secrets; The Crippled Lamb (co-authored with his three daughters); Just in Case You Ever Wonder; and Alabaster's Song.

Max Lucado's, "He Chose The Nails Easter Tour" has become an annual nationwide event with over 600 churches participating by live satellite, along with radio and television outlets reaching into more than 800 million homes. The tour brings together artists like Wes King, Twila Paris and many others in the nationwide evangelistic outreach.

A self-described "husband/dad/preacher/author," Max makes his home in San Antonio, Texas, with his wife Denalyn and their three daughters, Jenna, Andrea, and Sara. He serves as Minister of Writing and Preaching of the Oak Hills Church in San Antonio.

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