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Silent Night, Peaceful Night

Glory to God in the highest heaven, and on earth peace to those on whom his favor rests. Luke 2:14 (New International Version) It’s Christmas Day 2017. Despite the rancor and strife in our world, I hope and pray for … Continue reading

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An Advent for the Rest of Us

The Spirit of the Lord God is upon me,     because the Lord has anointed me to bring good news to the poor;     he has sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives,     and the opening … Continue reading

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“Now What?” (Advent Version)

Scripture reference Luke 1:26-38. Welcome to Advent 2015; today is the First Sunday of Advent. Advent, the time before Christmastide when we commemorate the waiting for the coming Christ. We sing carols and hymns like “O Come, Emmanuel” during this … Continue reading

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Joy To The World

And in the same region there were shepherds out in the field, keeping watch over their flock by night. And an angel of the Lord appeared to them, and the glory of the Lord shone around them, and they were … Continue reading

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A 2013 Christmas Hope

Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace, good will toward men.  Luke 2:14 In him was life; and the life was the light of men. And the light shineth in darkness; and the darkness comprehended it not.  John … Continue reading

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God With Us

Behold, a virgin shall be with child, and shall bring forth a son, and they shall call his name Emmanuel, which being interpreted is, God with us.  Matthew 1:23 (King James Version) As we passed the Fourth Sunday in Advent … Continue reading

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A Prayer For Christmas

O Star of wonder, star of night Star with royal beauty bright Westward leading, still proceeding Guide us to thy Perfect Light “We Three Kings of Orient Are” by Rev. John Henry Hopkins When they had heard the king, they … Continue reading

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