Tag: Christmas

The Light of Epiphany: Hope for the New Year

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There’s a bright light shining through our front window. The curtains fell down one evening in December while my husband and I were watching TV. We heard a crash and rushed to the dining room to see our front window curtains on top of my buffet, the one filled with my china. Thankfully, nothing was… Read more

A Simple and Meaningful Christmas Gift Plan for Families

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If you love gift-giving (and gift-receiving) as much as I do, I’m sure you have already stashed away a few items for your loved ones, or perhaps you are preparing lists and beginning to scope out sales. If you haven’t yet thought about Christmas gifts, no worries. I hope this idea helps you plan and strategize… Read more

New Show on Minno: Laugh and Grow Bible for Kids Animated Series

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Based on the award-winning Bible! Join Minno kids Margot, Lexi, Miguel, and Logan on an exciting journey through the Bible from Genesis to Revelation. Learn God’s big story through each episode featuring beloved Bible moments, curious questions, and a whole lot of fun! Laugh and Grow Bible for Kids Series Details Whimsical and fun, narrated… Read more

The 12 Days of Christmas: Sharing God’s Love Beyond December 25th

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On the first day of Christmas, my true love gave to me… Many of us have surely heard or have sung this well-known Christmas carol in our lives at one point or another during this special time of year.  The cumulative style of the lyrics and the catchy melody can easily encourage anyone to break… Read more

What Does the Bible Say About Christmas?

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What does the Bible say about Christmas? Well, quite a lot. In fact, since Christmas is the story of God sending His son Jesus to earth as a baby, most of the Bible points to and sets the stage for Christmas. My favorite device in the Bible for telling the Christmas story is a really… Read more

The Christmas Story for Kids: Luke 2:10-14

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This past Sunday of Advent, we sat together with only the faint glow of the Christmas tree lighting the room. It was time to do our weekly reading and candle-lighting. As I began to share the HOPE of Advent that came long ago with Old Testament prophesies, I wondered how much my children (ages 12… Read more

Who and Where is Emmanuel in the Bible?

Emmanuel passage in the Bible Matthew 1:23

Who is Emmanuel in the Bible? We hear a lot about “Emmanuel” at Christmas, but who is Emmanuel? The word Emmanuel appears 4 times in the Bible—three times in Isaiah and once in Matthew. Emmanuel means “God with us” and is a name for Jesus. The Meaning of the Word, “Emmanuel” The word “Emmanuel” comes… Read more