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December 25th – Luke 2:8-14

I recently bought that Christmas classic, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, and I learned a few things that I had forgotten, not having seen it in many years: 1. the animation is truly awful, very cheap stop action that is very disjointed; and 2. this tv show for kids has a fairly radical message with Christian…

December 24th – Luke 2:1-7

“2 In those days a decree went out from Caesar Augustus that all the world should be registered. 2 This was the first registration when Quirinius was governor of Syria. 3And all went to be registered, each to his own town. 4 And Joseph also went up from Galilee, from the town of Nazareth, to…

December 23rd – Matthew 1:18-21

18 Now the birth of Jesus the Messiah[a] took place in this way. When his mother Mary had been engaged to Joseph, but before they lived together, she was found to be with child from the Holy Spirit. 19 Her husband Joseph, being a righteous man and unwilling to expose her to public disgrace, planned to dismiss…

December 22nd – Luke 1:5-13, 57-80

And you, child, will be called the prophet of the Most High;     for you will go before the Lord to prepare his ways, -Luke 1: 76             He begins the refrain quietly, ”Prepare Ye, The Way of the Lord. Prepare Ye the Way of the Lord.” All the sudden the words are supported by upbeat…

December 21st – Luke 1:39-45

In those days Mary set out and went with haste to a Judean town in the hill country, where she entered the house of Zechariah and greeted Elizabeth. When Elizabeth heard Mary’s greeting, the child leaped in her womb. And Elizabeth was filled with the Holy Spirit and exclaimed with a loud cry, “Blessed are…

December 19th – Philippians 4:4-7

Rejoice in the Lord always: and again I say, Rejoice. 5 Let your gentleness be evident to all. The Lord is near. 6 Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. 7 And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your…

December 18th – Micah 5:2-5

2 Bethlehem Ephrath, you are one of the smallest towns in the nation of Judah. But the LORD will choose one of your people to rule the nation— someone whose family goes back to ancient times. 3 The LORD will abandon Israel only until this ruler is born, and the rest of his family returns…

Special Men’s Fellowship Christmas Breakfast, December 19th

A special gathering of the Men’s Fellowship Breakfast will take place at 6:30 a.m. on December 19th. We will meet, as usual, at Prairie Joe’s Cafe, located on Central Street at Prairie Avenue, conveniently located near the train station for those who need to get downtown. All men are welcome and no reservations are necessary. We’ll…

December 17th – Zephaniah 3:14-15

Sing, Daughter Zion; Shout aloud, Israel! Be glad and rejoice with all your heart, Daughter Jerusalem! The Lord has taken away your punishment, He has turned back your enemy. The Lord, the King of Israel, is with you; Never again will you fear any harm.             Much of my upbringing when I was young was…