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31 Promises For the New Year

Who is not ready to turn the page and start with a fresh new year? As the calendar rolls over to 2022, most of us find ourselves hopeful, rubbing our hands together. We’re choosing our “words” or making resolutions and goals even if we hate resolutions. We can’t help it. It’s a new year! Anticipation is in the air. There’s …

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How the Shepherds Found Jesus, the Sacrificial Lamb

Acting upon His mercy, God sent His Son to be born under the Bethlehem stars, the perfect Lamb of God, the flawless sacrifice for sin. Did you know that many theologians believe Jesus was born in a special stable used specifically for the sacrificial lambs? One year I wrote a post about the birth of the last sacrifice. I had …

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A Christmas Reading Plan: Worship the Reason for the Season

Worshiping Jesus is something we need to do always, but this season, the time we celebrate Jesus’s birth, is often so filled with activities that our quiet time suffers. Ironic, isn’t it? But it doesn’t have to be this way. We just need to be intentional. So, I’ve intentionally written a reading plan that can help stir your heart for …

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When Celebrating Thanksgiving is Hard

Empty Chairs . . . Some years Thanksgiving is harder to celebrate than other years. I love the turkey, giblet gravy, cranberry sauce, dressing, and green bean casserole. I embrace the cooler weather, gold and garnet leaves, and the almost naked trees, and I love gathering with family and friends–whoever can come. Yet, there have been many years when I’ve …

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