Thank You, LORD, for the awesome message of Christmas:
You stoop down to make us great. (Psalm 18:35, NIV)
How incredible! This is precisely what You did through the stunning miracle of the Incarnation.
You stooped down beneath the stars, beneath a low stable door, entering our world to enter our lives.
You stooped to wash our feet.
You stooped to lay Yourself down upon a cross so that we could rise up into the greatness of knowing You face to face.
Lord, would You help us to flesh out that same Love in our marriages? Please birth in us the willingness to stoop to make our spouses great. Show us how to humble ourselves, laying aside our “garment” of prideful self-centeredness and picking up the “towel” of joyful service.
To do that, we need insight into one another’s true needs; we need discernment to know how to minister well. We relinquish…
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