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Christmas Reading

It has been several years since I have recommended some good books to focus your mind and stir your heart during the Christmas season. Here are two helpful books I’d highly recommend: Hidden Christmas by Tim Keller Child in the … Continue reading

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Humble Witness

The sermon this past Sunday could be summed up this way; humble birth, humble death, and humble gospel witness. The humble circumstances of Christ’s birth point to His humble death (Phil. 2:5-11). Since a “servant is no greater than his … Continue reading

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“The Innkeeper”

I watch John Piper’s reading of his poem, “The Innkeeper” every year during the Christmas season. I hope it ministers to you and stirs up joy as you listen.

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“Let Every Heart Prepare Him Room”

We have entered into the Christmas season. The season of Advent, where many focus on the coming of Christ. As we enter this time I want to offer two reflections from two great preachers. In his Advent devotional, The Dawning … Continue reading

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Christmas Planned Long in Advance

We are officially in what we often refer to as the Christmas season. As we approach December 25th there will be many celebrations with co-workers, family and friends. If you are like my wife, you have made plans, arrangements, and … Continue reading

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Why Advent?

Why observe Advent? This is a fair question. Let me first state what I am encouraging in the observance of Advent. I am encouraging the daily or weekly setting aside of time during the Christmas season to exclusively focus on … Continue reading

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Advent Resources

Here are some recommended Advent resources for those who are interested: Come Thou Long Expected Jesus by Nancy Guthrie Let Every Heart Prepare Him Room by Nancy Guthrie Free Devotional from Desiring God Free Family Devotional from The Church at … Continue reading

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