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HAPPY BIRTHDAY, JESUS

Merry Christmas! Ah, Sweet Mystery of Life! According to I Cor. 4:1,2 we are servants and stewards of the mysteries of God. I Tim. 3:16 says that one of those mysteries is that Christ appeared in the flesh. He could … Continue reading

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THE WORD BECAME FLESH

Just a man like you and me.  Jesus, son of man. John 1:14, “The Word became flesh and made his dwelling among us.” That is the incarnation of Christ. The Moody Handbook of Theology by Paul Enns says “Jesus became … Continue reading

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LEAVING IT TO “THE KIDS”

 WINTER!  Such a busy time.  “…a beautiful sight, we’re happy tonight, walking in a winter wonderland…”  Are you kidding?  Who has time for a walk when she is in a constant sprint!  All right, I am being unfair.  I am … Continue reading

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O CHRISTMAS TREE

 Thank God for the “Christmas” tree. He bore our sins on the tree (1 Peter 2:24) that we might die to sin and live to righteousness. With the words by Dottie Rambo, I point to the Christ who came as … Continue reading

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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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