Christmas

Christmas IMPLICATIONS for the Rest of the Year

We have gazed at the angels on the hills outside Bethlehem.  We have have rushed with he shepherds to visit the manger with our mind’s eye we have gazed at the Christ-child. We have spent precious time with family and friends.  The gifts have been opened, the meals have been prepared and consumed. Christmas is over, now what?…

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‘Twas the Night Before Jesus Came

‘Twas the night before Jesus came and all through the house 
Not a creature was praying, not one in the house. 
Their Bibles were lain on the shelf without care 
In hopes that Jesus would not come there. The children were dressing to crawl into bed, 
Not once ever kneeling or bowing a head. 
And…

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The BACKSTORY of Christmas

In 1979, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth visited the city of Kitwe, Zambia.  Old-timers who were present and met the queen still talk about that glorious day!  When you experience a wonderful and life-changing visit by a special or important person, everyone you meet must know the story! That is why after 2000 years the majority of…

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27 Facts About Angels

Christmas and angels seem to go together!  An angel appeared to Joseph (Mt. 1:20) to assure him that the pregnancy Mary was carrying was from God.  The angel Gabriel had appeared to Mary prior to her pregnancy informing her of God’s plan for her to carry Jesus, the Savior of the world (Lk 1:26).  And…

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The Promise of a Savior

After having the privilege of being with you for the last two weeks of your study in John 10 where we saw Jesus presenting himself as the good shepherd, it is my honor to speak to you today as we use the month of December to focus on Christmas – the birth of Jesus, who…

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