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“Unto Us A Son Is Given”

By on December 24, 2015 in Holiday with 0 Comments

For unto us a Child is born, Unto us a Son is given; And the government will be upon His shoulder. And His name will be called Wonderful, Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. Of the increase of His government and peace There will be no end, Upon the throne of David and […]

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Glory to God in the Highest!

By on December 22, 2015 in Holiday with 0 Comments

Now there were in the same country shepherds living out in the fields, keeping watch over their flock by night. And behold, an angel of the Lord stood before them, and the glory of the Lord shone around them, and they were greatly afraid. Then the angel said to them, “Do not be afraid, for […]

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“Born That Man No More May Die”

By on December 17, 2015 in Holiday with 0 Comments

Hark the herald angels sing “Glory to the newborn King! Peace on earth and mercy mild God and sinners reconciled” Joyful, all ye nations rise Join the triumph of the skies With the angelic host proclaim: “Christ is born in Bethlehem” Hark! The herald angels sing “Glory to the newborn King!” Christ by highest heav’n […]

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“The Wrong Shall Fail, the Right Prevail”

By on December 15, 2015 in Holiday with 0 Comments

For American poet, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, the Christmas of 1863 was surrounded by overwhelming tragedy. The recently widowed Longfellow received word that his oldest son, Charles, had been wounded in the Battle of New Hope Church during the Civil War. As war tore apart both his country and his family, Longfellow penned the timeless words, “I Heard the Bells […]

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7 Ways Your Children Can Have a Jesus-Focused Christmas

By on December 10, 2015 in Holiday with 1 Comment

In America, we are bombarded with all sorts of distractions that pull us away from the real meaning of Christmas. As a parent, I want to protect my children from the “consumer/give-me” mentality that so easily ensnares us. I want them to see Jesus! I want to use Christmas to share the Gospel with my […]

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Loving Well During the Holiday Season

By on December 8, 2015 in Holiday with 3 Comments

A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another; as I have loved you, that you also love one another. By this all will know that you are My disciples, if you have love for one another.” (Jn 13:34-35) A few years ago, my family moved into an older house in a well-established neighborhood. One of my favorite views is looking out over […]

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Christmas Dishes and Wishes

By on December 3, 2015 in Holiday with 1 Comment

Christmas dishes. That’s what I wanted – my very own set of Christmas dishes. The pattern I wanted was going to be on sale for an unbelievable price on the day after Thanksgiving…aka “Black Friday.” I talked my mother and my sister-in-law into helping me and we were at the doors of the department store […]

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How To Share God’s Love This Christmas

By on November 28, 2015 in Holiday with 0 Comments

A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another; as I have loved you, that you also love one another. By this all will know that you are My disciples, if you have love for one another.” (Jn 13:34-35) A few years ago, my family moved into an older house in a well-established neighborhood. One of my favorite views is looking out over […]

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A Thanksgiving Worship Guide

By on November 24, 2015 in Holiday with 2 Comments

The Thessalonians were to practice prayer and giving thanks always, continuously, and in all circumstances. This threefold plan, given by Paul in 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18, was based on an understanding of the gospel and the sovereign hand of God over all of life’s circumstances. Below, is a family worship guide. This guide is designed to […]

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Keeping the ‘Happy’ in Thanksgiving and the ‘Merry’ in Christmas During Your Season of Crazy

By on November 12, 2015 in Holiday with 1 Comment

Okay, quick poll: Raise your hand if it was mid-July, you blinked, and when you opened your eyes it was November? Oh, that many of us, hmm? At our house, life seems to be passing by in something of a blur these days. My husband and I have four jobs between us, in addition to […]

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