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Fear Not

Luke 2: 10 – “Fear not, for behold, I bring you good news of great joy . . .” It was dark. The sheep were doing whatever it is that sheep do once night falls. The shepherds were keeping a … Continue reading

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What’s in a Genealogy?

  Matthew 1:1-17 What’s more boring than a genealogy in the Bible? Some of the names are unpronounceable. We know little to nothing about some of the names in the list. They are mostly meaningless to us. Many readers skip … Continue reading

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Celebrate the Symbol of Sacrifice – The Candy Cane

One of the sweetest symbols of Christmas is the Candy Cane. According to folklore, in 1670 the choirmaster at the Cologne Cathedral in Germany asked a local confectioner for some sweet sticks he could give to children during the enactment … Continue reading

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Celebrate the Symbol of Generosity – Santa Claus

We don’t give for merit or honor; we pour ourselves out on behalf of others because Christ has poured himself for us. Continue reading

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