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AWAITING CHRISTMAS

Crystal bells, wreath on door, Crunch of crumbs on the floor; Crazy crowds wanting more, Credit woes, men tremble; Crowns seen, precious symbol. Crude critics complain, but Christ has not come in vain.

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NO GREATER GIFT

JESUS:  Who, being in very nature God, did not consider equality with God something to be grasped, but made himself nothing, taking the very nature of a servant, being made in human likeness.  And being found in appearance as a … Continue reading

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WHY CHRISTMAS?

Two reasons: First, Christians around the world celebrate the Christmas season because “it is the birthday of Jesus.”  Therefore, JESUS is OUR reason for the season. Second, Jesus chose to come as a babe to fulfill a mission to redeem … Continue reading

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COMING, BARE AND HELPLESS

Heavy with child upon entering the gates of Bethlehem, Mary knew her womb would bear the child no longer.  Taking the only thing available to them, Joseph tenderly helped her as she gave birth to Jesus, the child who entered … Continue reading

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JESUS LOVES ME

Matthew 1:21 The angel said to Joseph, “She will give birth to a son, and you are to give him the name Jesus, because he will save his people from their sins.” This is my favorite name for God’s Son. … Continue reading

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GIVING

If for love you are giving, then with peace you will be living. If for any other reason, you’ve missed the spirit of the season.   Why do we give gifts at Christmas time?  It’s a trade-off; they give to us … Continue reading

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AH, SWEET WONDER

When I consider your heavens, the work of your fingers The moon, and the stars which you have set in place, What is man that you are mindful of him, The son of man that you care for him… Psalm 8:4 … Continue reading

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WE ARE HIS REASON

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WHEN GIFT GIVING CONSISTS OF GIFT GIVING!

Stay with me friends.  I have a good idea after my rant is over! In comments regarding my post “The Gifts Not Taken” it is evident that a lot of focus was on the un-thankful attitude of the receiver.  I … Continue reading

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DECEMBER IN OKLAHOMA

Oklahoma?  Few folks fantasize Of living there with those guys.   But if you’re an Okie, what might you see?   A bunny hopping into low trees Brown leaves lifted up by the breeze.   Raindrops clinging under the rafters … Continue reading

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