Jesus Has Come

Mary treasured all these words and pondered them in her heart. (Luke 2:19) Christmas is my favorite time of year, with all its rituals, music, decorations, celebrations, and even all the secular songs and emphasis on buy, buy, buy. The magnitude of our Christian belief that God has come to us as the lowliest of humans does not deter us from Santa Claus and Frosty the Snowman. The thing that brings me so much joy, even celebrating the secular holiday, is how it…

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The Journey

4 So Joseph also went up from the town of Nazareth in Galilee to Judea, to Bethlehem the town of David, because he belonged to the house and line of David. 5 He went there to register with Mary, who was pledged to be married to him and was expecting a child. (Luke 2:4-5)They had no choice in the matter. It was time to return to their ancestral home to be taxed. All people of their land were required by a government command…

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