What were the first gifts given in worship to Jesus, God's Son? The wise men brought gifts suitable for a king: gold (a rare and precious metal), plus frankincense and myrrh, both valuable resins from dried tree sap.
Just before Thanksgiving, 15 students and faculty gathered at a university in the Midwest for a lunch meeting of Nurses Christian Fellowship and InterVarsity. Most of the students had a huge exam at 1:00 p.m. following the meeting.
Recently an NCF member shared how God led her to care for a patient just diagnosed with cancer. Irielle was in the room when the doctor spoke briefly with the stunned patient, handed her a box of tissues, and left.
Nursing students, be encouraged by this word from the Lord: "May the favor of the Lord our God rest upon us; establish the work of our hands for us—yes, establish the work of our hands" (Psalm 90:17 NIV).