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Let’s All Sing, “Away in a Manger”

  OK, call me fickle. Yesterday I criticized Away in a Manger. Today, I want us to sing it. Together. Often. All the verses. What’s with that? Tucked away in the third verse is the best prayer ever. For everyone. … Continue reading

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Away in a [Not So Pristine] Manger

  I gotta admit–Away in a Manger bugs me a bit. It makes the stable and manger seem sweet. Lullaby sweet. And I have second thoughts.   The only good thing about birthing a baby in a stable is that it … Continue reading

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Broken-Hearted Parents

1 John 4:10 (NET) In this is love: not that we have loved God, but that he loved us and sent his Son to be the atoning sacrifice for our sins.   God knows what it is to lose a … Continue reading

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Uncomfortable Heritage

    I would rather be comfortable.  But our Scriptural role models didn’t lead comfortable lives.   Abram left his home for an unknown destination (Genesis 12) Joseph was sold into slavery by his brothers (Genesis 37) David was hunted … Continue reading

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