Category Archives: Advent

Merry Christmas!

A few years ago for Christmas I gave my niece Emma a Fisher Price nativity set just like this one. The cutest little roly poly Mary and Joseph you’ve ever seen, with a little baby Jesus in the straw. I … Continue reading

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A Surprise Twist

Matthew 1:18-21 This is how Jesus the Messiah was born. His mother, Mary, was engaged to be married to Joseph. But before the marriage took place, while she was still a virgin, she became pregnant through the power of the … Continue reading

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A Surprising Faith

Luke 1:13-17 The angel said to her, “Do not be afraid, Mary, for you have found favor with God. And now, you will conceive in your womb and bear a son, and you will name him Jesus. He will be … Continue reading

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A Surprise Gift

Luke 1:13-17 The angel said to him, “Do not be afraid, Zechariah, for your prayer has been heard. Your wife Elizabeth will bear you a son, and you will name him John. You will have joy and gladness, and many … Continue reading

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Work in Progress

Now is the accepted time to make your regular annual good resolutions. Next week you can begin paving hell with them as usual. — Mark Twain, January 1863 As I write this, the Christmas Eve celebrations are a mere week … Continue reading

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Word!

John 1:1-5, 14 (New Revised Standard Version) In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was in the beginning with God. All things came into being through him, and without … Continue reading

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Incarnate (video)

Hello again! Here is the video that pulls together the last three posts. And, yes, that’s my singing at the beginning. Sorry! 😉 Colossians 2:6-10 (New Revised Standard Version) As you therefore have received Christ Jesus the Lord, continue to … Continue reading

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