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Joseph’s Courage

This entry is part 1 of 4 in the series The Nativity Story

God selected this man to protect the infant Jesus in the dangerous first years of his life and as we look over the span of Joseph?s life we see that he had the courage to:

? Live a morally upright life in an immoral world
? Marry a pregnant girl who was not carrying his child.
? Protect his wife and son in their flight to Egypt and then again upon their return to Nazareth.
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Mary’s Faith

This entry is part 2 of 4 in the series The Nativity Story

In this second message of the series, “The Nativity Story”, I look at the incredible faith of Mary. A faith that has much to teach us about the fact that faith isn’t age-dependent, positions us to be part of th greatest event in all human history, and means “do what God says” regardless of the cost. Continue reading

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The Shepherd Incident

This entry is part 3 of 4 in the series The Nativity Story

In this third message of the series I zero in on “The Shepherd Incident”. Why would God choose to announce such a significant birth to seemingly insignificant shepherds outside of town? Continue reading

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The Hope of the Wise Men

This entry is part 4 of 4 in the series The Nativity Story

The Bible teaches about a unique kind of hope that is never a wish. It is always based upon an absolute certainty. You can hope for these things with the utter confidence that they will happen. Its the kind of hope that the Wise Men of the Nativity Story had. The hope of the Wise Men was based upon what God had promised. And, since god always fulfills His promises, we can look forward to it with absolute hope. Continue reading

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