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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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Generations Will Call Her Blessed

I love Mary. Who doesn’t? She was the mother of Jesus, our Savior. The Son of God. She was humble and faith-filled. Her humility has caused me to wonder about this proclamation that generations would call her “blessed”. She just seemed too quiet and humble to want generations to talk about her. Though her prophecy was correct, we do call …

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The Cost of the Call: A Lesson of Faith at Christmas

Why do we believe that if God calls us to something, it will be smooth sailing, wonderful, and great? Why do we begin to doubt God when we step out in faith, and it doesn’t turn out as we planned, or as we thought we heard? Why are we so easily discouraged? Discouragement is sneaky. He loves to slither his …

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Why was the Baby Jesus Wrapped in Cloths?

It was called the “tower of the flock”. It’s Hebrew name, Migdal Edar, was a place highly esteemed in Jewish tradition because Jacob moved his flocks there after he buried  his dear Rachel who died in childbirth. Rachel was buried in Bethlehem.   Migdal Edar was on the edge of the town. Jerusalem sat only a few miles away. Migdal Edar had been built generations earlier …

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