Posts tagged with ‘Christmas’

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12/28/16 TAKE THE JOY OF CHRISTMAS WITH YOU EVERY DAY

by Barry Lovett
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“Then the shepherds returned, glorifying and praising God for all the things that they had heard and seen,…” Luke 2:20. The shepherds heard an angel announce the birth of the Savior, followed by a “multitude of the heavenly host praising God”.  After they found Mary, Joseph, and the Baby in Bethlehem, the shepherds couldn’t help […]

12/27/16 CHRISTMAS IS A MESSAGE OF LOVE, REDEMPTION, AND HOPE

by Barry Lovett
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“God, who at various times and in various ways spoke in time past to the fathers by the prophets, has in these last days spoken to us by His Son.”  Hebrews 1:1-2.  In the Old Testament, God spoke to His people through the prophets and many rejected God’s Word. We may be awed by the […]

12/26/16 GOD’S HIGHEST GIFT SHOULD AWAKEN OUR DEEPEST GRATITUDE

by Barry Lovett
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“And you…He has reconciled in the body of His flesh through death, to present you holy, and blameless and above reproach in His sight.” Colossians 1:21-22. We often think of Christmas as a season of giving.  Most of us try hard to find gifts that friends and family will like, but not all gifts are […]

12/2316 TRUE PEACE COME FROM THE PRINCE OF PEACE

by Barry Lovett

“They shall beat their swords into plowshares…; neither shall they learn war anymore.” Isaiah 2:4. The prophet Isaiah predicted a future day of Christ’s reign of peace on this earth.  Christmastime serves as a reminder that the Prince of Peace is coming back and will ultimately bring a time of global calm and compassion.  As […]

12/22/16 GOD’S LOVE FOR US WAS REVEALED IN THE COMING OF JESUS

by Barry Lovett

“The heavens declare the glory of God; and the firmament shows His handiwork.” Psalm 19:1. You don’t have to gaze long at the night sky to marvel at the wonder of God’s awe-inspiring handiwork.  It’s as though all of us have front-row seats in the theater of God’s creative power.  But the nightly show we […]