How Many Angels In A Host?

abiding in Christ, God, God's love, God's purpose, God's Sovereignty, Grace, How God Loves Us, showing love

What Happened To The Sheep?

God, Grace / Mercy, Jesus, Love, Peace, Relationship With God, Service, Surrender, The Gospel

What Will You Celebrate This Christmas?

“But you, Bethlehem, Ephrathah, though you are small among the tribes of Judah, out of you will come for me one who will be ruler over Israel, whose origins are from old, from ancient times.”  Micah 5:2

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Have A “Mary” Christmas


So You Think You Know Christmas

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Twinkle Twinkle Little Star

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He Missed The Light

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Where Were The Sheep?

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Silent Night

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And So It Was . . .

And so it was, that, while they were there, the days were accomplished that she should be delivered.manger

And she brought forth her firstborn son, and wrapped him in swaddling clothes, and laid him in a manger; because there was no room for them in the inn.

And there were in the same country shepherds abiding in the field, keeping watch over their flock by night.

And, lo, the angel of the Lord came upon them, and the glory of the Lord shone round about them: and they were sore afraid.

And the angel said unto them, Fear not: for, behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy, which shall be to all people.

For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Saviour, which is Christ the Lord.

And this shall be a sign unto you; Ye shall find the babe wrapped in swaddling clothes, lying in a manger.

And suddenly there was with the angel a multitude of the heavenly host praising God, and saying,

 Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace, good will toward men.


Feds Unwittingly Hasten First Christmas . . .from the archives


Our Christmas Scandal — Part II. . .from the archives

In Part I of Our Christmas Scandal we said, “When we think about Christmas we certainly don’t think about scandal. Christmas today is all about celebrations and bright lights and traffic jams and parties. But if we don’t admit and acknowledge the Christmas scandal, we will never fully understand what Christmas is truly all about.”

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Ordinary Men With An Extraordinary Story

Ordinary men with an extraordinary story
“When the angels had gone away from them into heaven, the shepherds began saying to one another, ‘Let us go straight to Bethlehem then,and see this thing that has happened which the Lord has made known to us.’ ”  Luke 2:15
In Jesus’ day shepherds were not popular in most social circles.Their jobs were dirty, their only companions were often their sheep and a few fellow shepherds. They were nomadic and unschooled.  Folks considered them common and ordinary.
They were ordinary men with an extraordinary story.

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