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    Sat 12/14/2019
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    When Joseph woke up, he did what the angel of the Lord had commanded him and took Mary home as his wife. Matthew 1:24 NIV

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    At Christmas, all roads lead home.—Marjorie Holmes

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    As you reflect on Advent, look to Joseph’s faith and how his actions are shaped by his deep trust in God.

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    Heavenly father, in this time of preparation and renewal help me to be obedient to Your Will and Your Word.

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    Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace, good will toward men. Luke 2:14 KJV

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    Gifts of time and love are surely the basic ingredients of a truly merry Christmas.—Peg Bracken.

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    When you are experiencing chaos or troubling times, Jesus is an anchor of security, the true Source of heavenly peace.

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    Lord Jesus, when I am filled with doubt and fear remind me that no matter what I need, Your spirit can touch my heart and fill me with peace.

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    Each of you should give what you have decided in your heart to give, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver. 2 Corinthians 9:7 NIV

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    You have not lived today until you have done something for someone who can never repay you. —John Bunyan

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    In the hustle and bustle of Christmas be aware of opportunities to give.

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    Heavenly Father, thank You for pleasure I feel when I bring joy to others. The more I give of myself, the more blessed my life becomes.

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    But when the set time had fully come, God sent his Son. Galatians 4:4 NIV

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    We must cease striving and trust God to provide what He thinks is best and in whatever time He chooses to make it available. —Charles R. Swindoll

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    Know that nothing is ever too soon or too late that is done in God’s time.

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    Heavenly Father, when I’m in the midst of waiting, guide me to remember Your timing is always perfect.

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    “A new command I give you: Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another.” John 13:34 NIV

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    The greatest joys in life are found not only in what we do and feel, but also in our quiet hopes and labors for others. —Bryant McGill

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    Take heart! Recognize family is one of God’s greatest gifts and treasure your time together.

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    Dear God, thank You, for my family. Shine your love and harmony on us during this holiday season and help me to see them as precious blessings.

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    And he said: “Truly I tell you, unless you change and become like little children, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven.” Matthew 18:3 NIV

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    The light in a child's eyes is all it takes to make a Christmas the magical time of the year. —Anonymous

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    Reflect on what is was like to be a child the night before Christmas.

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    Heavenly Father, give me a child’s heart. Fill my spirit with your heaven-sent gifts.

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    But the angel said to them, “Do not be afraid. I bring you good news that will cause great joy for all the people. Today in the town of David a Savior has been born to you; he is the Messiah, the Lord.” Luke 2:10-11 NIV

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    Christmas, my child, is love in action. —Dale Evans, actress, singer and songwriter

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    Spread the joyful news.

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    Dear God, help me be one of Your messengers and share the good news this Advent season.

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    And Mary said, “Behold, I am the servant of the Lord; let it be to me according to your word.” Luke 1:38 ESV

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    To cherish peace and goodwill, to be plenteous in mercy, is to have the real spirit of Christmas.—Calvin Coolidge

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    Share with others how important they are to you.

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    Dear God, guide me to respond to life’s challenges with, “Let it be.”

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    Come, let us bow down in worship, let us kneel before the LORD our Maker. Psalm 95:6 NIV

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    All the Christmas presents in the world are worth nothing without the presence of Christ. —David Jeremiah, author

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    Today, reflect with gratitude and awe at the wonder of His birth.

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    Heavenly Father, today I’ll sing Your praises in my heart. Glory to God in the highest!

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    Mon 12/23/2019
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    And she brought forth her firstborn son, and wrapped Him in swaddling clothes, and laid Him in a manger; because there was no room for them in the inn. Luke 2:7 KJV

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    Keeping Christmas is good, but sharing it is better. –Arnold Glasow, author

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    Make the best of any situation, especially the challenging ones.

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    Heavenly Father, help me to recognize that as long as I do my best, it is enough.

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