Christmas

Christmas Is a Time to Give — But Do We Remember Why?
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Christmas Is a Time to Give — But Do We Remember Why?

Remembering Why Christmas Is a Time to Give Entering the house, they saw the child with Mary His mother, and falling to their knees, they worshiped Him. Then they opened their treasures and presented Him with gifts: gold, frankincense, and myrrh. -Matthew 2:11 HCSB Long ago, amid chaos, uncertainty, and the darkness of the night,…

20 Christmas Bible Verses That Will Recenter Your Heart {PLUS A Christmas Prayer}
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20 Christmas Bible Verses That Will Recenter Your Heart {PLUS A Christmas Prayer}

The hustle and bustle of Christmas is an unavoidable fact. It comes with a lot to accomplish in a limited amount of time. The sights and sounds of Christmas lure us toward beautiful light displays, decorating, and hosting parties with all our favorite recipes. But maybe you need something to recenter your heart. These Christmas…

Finding the Kind of Hope that Lasts
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Finding the Kind of Hope that Lasts

Hope. Such a small but powerful word – one that within its four letters holds victory or defeat for our lives. Without hope, we stop standing when difficult tomorrows attempt to push us down. Without hope our joy fades, identity disappears, and all that we value becomes meaningless. So, where do we find hope? Where…

Christmas Identity: From the Manger to the Cross and Beyond
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Christmas Identity: From the Manger to the Cross and Beyond

What is it about the importance of Christmas and how I embrace myself? A Christmas Identity? From that baby in a manger to the cross on which He died and rose again, and still beyond. It matters, friends. It matters a lot. And today I am honored to bring you someone who has greatly blessed…

10 Ways to Bring Joy to Someone Who is Grieving
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10 Ways to Bring Joy to Someone Who is Grieving

Although the holidays are a time of new birthed hope and of celebration for the One who came to give us new life, for many, there is probably not a time in the year more painful. Or more joy-less. For those who are grieving the loss of a loved one, hope and joy are not…