Category: z holidays

Ring Christmas Bells

Merrily Ring!tell all the world, Jesus is King… “Ring in the nobler modes of life,With sweeter manners, purer laws….The larger heart, the kindlier hand.” _Alfred, Lord Tennyson      In those days a decree went out from Caesar Augustus that all the world should be enrolled. This was the first enrollment, when Quirinius was governor of Syria.…

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celebrate July

On this 4th of July eve I am reminded of a lifetime of celebrations. There have been picnics and parties, camping trips with friends, silent solitary times and fireworks. I can recall celebrations in the Colorado mountains, on the Pacific Coast, and on a houseboat moored on the Lake of the Ozarks. Some were so…

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count-down to Christmas

O come let us adore Him. God’s Supreme Revelation 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, whom He has appointed heir of all things, through whom also He made the worlds; who…

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peace on Christmas

O come, O come, Immanuel!  __Matthew 1:23 (NKJV) “Behold, the virgin shall be with child, and bear a Son, and they shall call His name Immanuel,” which is translated, “God with us.” __Matthew 1:23 Then he said, “Hear now, O house of David! Is it a small thing for you to weary men, but will you…

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getting ready for Christmas

The name of my house is “Contentment Cottage” because, like Apostle Paul, “I have learned to be content in whatever circumstances God allows.” This morning our devotional reading included the following, written by J.A. Marx. It perfectly explains my position on Spiritual House Cleaning …something I’ve practiced for years and years. At Contentment Cottage it…

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