Tag Archives: holidays

It Is Finished: Jesus’ Last Words on the Cross

Daily Truth:   “It is finished!” And bowing His head, He gave  up His spirit. John 19:30 “It is finished!”  What powerful last words spoken by Jesus on the cross.   He had completed all that was asked of Him by God the Father. Do we follow what God asks of us?  At the end of our lives we want to hear, “Well done thou
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Share Saint Patrick’s Day Facts and Fun with Children

 Saint Patrick’s Day with children… Saint Patrick’s Day is the celebration of a man that told his homeland of Ireland about Christ. Saint Patrick is not really a saint with a capital S as he was never authorized by Rome.  He was a saint in the Christian definition as a saint is “one who is holy and set apart”. Patrick was sixteen years old when he
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Love, Not Just For Valentine’s Day

 Daily Truth:   “And now abide faith, hope, love, these three:  but the greatest of these is love.”  1 Corinthians 13:13 On Valentine’s Day love is written on conversation hearts, chocolates, and cards. Children make cards and parents buy cards to share on this special day.   According to Hallmark, 1,400 billion cards are made for Valentine’s Day.  Valentine’s Day is second only to
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Getting to the Heart of the Matter: More than a Valentine

Daily Truth:   “Jesus said to him, ‘You shall love the LORD your God with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your mind.’ ” Matthew 22:37 Getting to the heart of a matter can be a difficult thing for several reasons.  Let’s face it, we sometimes try to pack too many activities into a day. Our schedules do not allow
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Too Busy To Be Still

Daily Truth: “Be still and know that I am God.”  Psalms 46:10   I don’t know about you but this is such a busy time of year!  Now we are exactly one week from Christmas!!  Agghhh! Ok – calm down! Add to all the hustle and bustle of the season, one of my little men has a birthday exactly a week before Christmas! Talk
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The Christmas Tree Gospel

Daily Truth: ” And this shall be a sign unto you; Ye shall find the babe wrapped in swaddling clothes, lying in a manger.” Luke 2:12     Almost every home has some sort of Christmas tree in it this time of year.  Did you ever stop to think how the Christmas tree can be a vivid representation of the Gospel? The Christmas Tree has
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Sweet Christmas Treats for Little Hands

Daily Truth:  “How sweet are thy words unto my taste! yea, sweeter than honey to my mouth!” Psalms 119:103 Sweets, sweets, and more sweets!  It’s that time of year! Thanksgiving has past, the Christmas trees are up (actually they have been since the beginning of November), and the outside lights are up.  The parties start up this weekend which meant some baking needed to
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O Give Thanks Unto the Lord

Daily Truth: “O give thanks unto the Lord; for he is good: for his mercy endureth for ever”.  Psalms 136:1     Here are some verses to help us remember why we should give thanks not only on Thanksgiving Day but everyday.   “O give thanks unto the Lord; for he is good; for his mercy endureth for ever. And say ye, Save us, O God of our
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Hanukkah on Thanksgiving

Daily Truth:  “And it was at Jerusalem the feast of the dedication, and it was winter.”  John 10:22   Hanukkah on Thanksgiving?  I know,  a little bit of a different title.  I will explain but you will have to indulge me in some “factoid” information. A rare occurrence is happening this Thanksgiving.   The second day of Hanukkah is on Thanksgiving for the first
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