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Dec 24 2003

Christmas, a Time for Giving

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What is it that can transform Christmas into the happiest time of year? The act of giving!

More people are giving than at any other time………………the delight of children as they open their gifts, a loved one’s eyes of happiness when they receive a gift from you——–the joy of helping someone less fortunate——–the joy of giving!

This is the time which celebrates Jesus’ birth——-He who gave His all for us………

Christmas, a time for giving…………The last sentence in Acts 20:35, in Christ’s words: “It is more blessed to give than to receive.”

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Dec 17 2003

The True Meaning of Christmas

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This is the Christmas season, and so, though anytime is a great time to consider this, certainly now is a time to focus on it.

I heard Charles Stanley speak on this, and to me, he is a servant of the Lord, and always speaks in a manner that is one of “teaching” and is “well-grounded” in the Word. Hopefully this will stimulate your thoughts at this time of the year——or anytime, because “to know Him, to worship Him, to serve Him, to be all we can be in Him, is our purpose.”

Tell me what Christmas is all about? If asked, what would you say?

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Dec 25 1998

Christmas Thoughts in 1998

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As we prepare for Christmas, which is to celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ—and in most cases has been altered conceptually into the biggest frenzy of consumer hedonism of the year; measured more by what we receive or how we impress the ones we care for about what we give them (which I too have immersed myself in, and continue to participate in excess), than to really, and seriously consider what God gave us in His Son—the most complete demonstration of His love for us – we need to ‘refocus’ on the ‘true meaning of Christmas.’
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