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What Mary knew.


Mark said, “My mother called Jesus’ Mother, Mary, the ‘silent witness’. ” He went on to explain that Mary stood at the execution site while they were crucifying her precious Son and did not scream and cry out or even make a scene. “Why would she stand silently this way?” Mark asked. Continue reading

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Famous Christmas Carols – Story Behind the Carol – “O Little Town of Bethlehem”


Regardless of those who would end Christmas, Christmas remains a very special time in the United States and around the world. It seems to me there is only one reason for this – Jesus Christ changed the world and He changes lives when a person comes to know Him. Below is an example of the outcome of a changed life. Continue reading

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Famous Christmas Carols – Story Behind the Carol – “Mary Did You Know”


So, ‘Yes’, Mary knew because she knew that He was conceived by the work of the Holy Spirit of God, He was called Emmanuel, God with us, He had power to forgive sin, He could work the works of God, He was worshiped by men and angels, and He was the One spoken of by the prophets. She knew by His response to the Jews, a response that would cost Him his life, when they asked Him directly if He was claiming to be God. Jesus responded by saying, “Before Abraham was, I am.” Continue reading

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Famous Christmas Carols – Story Behind the Carol – “What Child Is This?”


What Child Is This? Shepherds guarded Him. Angels sang about Him. Wise men worshiped Him. Satan tried to destroy Him. Today many still do not know, but wise men continue to worship Him. Continue reading

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An Angel Announces John the Baptist Birth


Enjoy the beautiful music and singing while you read about the birth of Jesus. But the angel said to him, “Do not be afraid, Zechariah, for your prayer has been heard, and your wife Elizabeth will bear you a son, … Continue reading

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Behold This Child – Presentation of Jesus in the Temple


Then Simeon blessed them, and said to Mary His mother, “Behold, this Child is destined for the fall and rising of many in Israel, and for a sign which will be spoken against (yes, a sword will pierce through your … Continue reading

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Jesus Celebrated Around the World


Today in the Word Now when the days of her purification according to the law of Moses were completed, they brought Him to Jerusalem to present Him to the Lord(as it is written in the law of the Lord, “Every … Continue reading

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