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Day: January 10, 2012


King Herod will stop at nothing to eliminate a potential rival for his throne, even defying the heavenly sign of the star that announces this new King. Failing to co-opt the visiting astrologers, he dispatches his soldiers to kill every male infant in Bethlehem. Jesus is Lord, and his coming will challenge every other loyalty…
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Birth is a miracle from God. Every mother of a newborn can look down with awe at the new life she cradles in her arms. She might ask her child, “Where did you come from, little one?” She might say the words of poet Maureen Hawkins:”Before you were conceived, I wanted you. Before you were…
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The birth of Jesus this day is a miracle within a miracle. It is no wonder that the “stork” story is a convenient alternative for young children. If you stop and think about it, the miracle of birth makes about as much sense as any absurd story we have ever heard. The birth of Jesus…
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A little girl sat on her grandfather’s lap. Looking up into his face, she touched his wrinkled old cheek. Then she touched her own smooth cheek and asked, “Grandpa, did God make you?” “Yes,” he answered, “God made me a long time ago.” Then she asked, “Did God make me too?” Grandpa replied, “Yes, of…
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