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Christmas Gift

God’s gift of salvation to those who believe in His Son is the original gift that keeps on giving and the cost to the Giver began not with Christ’s death on the cross, but with His birth. Continue reading

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Finding the Christmas Spirit

Especially when there are no children in the home, Christmas can seem a little flat. If even watching a Christmas movie marathon makes no difference, it might be time to reevaluate your expectations. Continue reading

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Peace on Earth?

Read the Word, meditate upon it, and pray to receive God’s peace in your heart. Continue reading

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Advent: What are you waiting for?

The word “Advent” means the arrival of a notable person, thing, or event. Advent season is a time of waiting and preparing ourselves for that arrival. Continue reading

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There is always a choice

Let’s choose to find the joy in this season. Joy and gratitude for God’s great gift of love that does not depend upon traditions or circumstances. Continue reading

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Have yourself a merry little Christmas

This time of year, we frequently hear people bemoaning a lack of Christmas Spirit and wondering how to make this holiday more special. I believe a sharper focus on the following words goes a long way to resolving the issue: … Continue reading

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Was Jesus an ugly baby?

He had no stately form or majesty to attract us, no beauty that we should desire Him.  He was despised and rejected by men, a man of sorrows, acquainted with grief. Like one from whom men hide their faces, He was despised, and we esteemed Him not.  Isaiah 3:2-3 (Berean Study … Continue reading

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Christmas is a time to love

One of my favorite Sunday school Christmas songs has such a powerful message, one especially apt for today’s current climate of hostility and easy offense. Perhaps if we all kept this little ditty in the forefront of our minds, we … Continue reading

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Christmas in Focus

As fun as it is, playing Santa for friends and family every year can become quite a chore. We can begin to feel frazzled and pulled in many directions. Although many of us take pride in our skill at multi-tasking, … Continue reading

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Is Christmas Disappearing?

I live in a household of word-lovers. Conversations are thick with puns and creative word play, so it wasn’t too surprising when I announced to my son the other day that I was planning to dematerialize Christmas this year, his predictably melodramatic response was, … Continue reading

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