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The Incarnation Message

This entry is part 4 of 4 in the series Christmas: Divine Design Causing Change

One of the best ways to fully understand the identity of Jesus and the impact of His message is to focus on the What, When, Where, Who, Why and the How of Christmas. Continue reading

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Supernatural Happenings with Angels

This entry is part 3 of 4 in the series Christmas: Divine Design Causing Change

In recent years, Angels have become quite popular. The Wall Street Journal carried an article in 2003 that stated, “After a hiatus of almost 300 years and much skepticism, angels are making a comeback.” From lapel pins to Angel Cards, people can?t seem to get enough of the celestial world. Just this week I typed in the word “angel” on Google, and came up with 73.9 million hits! According to the Angel Collectors Club of America, the hands-down champion of angel collectors is a woman from Beloit, Wisconsin. Her home is stuffed with 10,455 different angelic artifacts!Even TV talk shows devote hours to people with “angel stories.” Several years ago, Oprah Winfrey chided a guest for being “in denial” about an angel experience. Major bookstore chains sometimes have whole sections devoted to books involving angels ? of course a small percentage of those books present angels in a biblical light.While the Christmas story is saturated with the supernatural, some of us miss the meaning because we just skim by this season on a superficial level. I want to suggest through this message that we must see the mysterious and miraculous elements surrounding the birth of Jesus. Continue reading

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His Timing is Perfect

This entry is part 2 of 4 in the series Christmas: Divine Design Causing Change

This message zeroes in on the Christmas truth that God works in all circumstances to accomplish His purposes. God’s timin is always perfect and beautiful. He is the God of every situation, who is able to work out everything to accomplish His purposes. Continue reading

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He Had to Come!

This entry is part 1 of 4 in the series Christmas: Divine Design Causing Change

In the midst of examining the amazing implications of Immanuel dwelling with us we must also admit that there is a mystery surrounding the manger. I think Paul had this in mind when he asked believers to pray for him in Colossians 4:3 so that he could “proclaim the mystery of Christ…”. Continue reading

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