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outcome

This entry is part 4 of 4 in the series Christmas Potential

We enable Christmas potential when we receive the gift God sent to this world and when we embark on the journey of becoming more like Christ. Today I want to conclude this series by describing the outcome of that potential. What happens when Christmas potential is allowed to run its’ course in individual lives? What happens when Christmas Potential is enabled and curried in the life of the church? Continue reading

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Pace

This entry is part 2 of 4 in the series Christmas Potential

Last week I laid the foundation for realizing this potential and that is to ensure that our focus is rightly placed on Christ during the Christmas season. This week, I want to take the next step in sharing flesh out one of the resulting influences this potential can have in your life. And that involves the word pace. Continue reading

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Change of Focus

This entry is part 1 of 4 in the series Christmas Potential

Perspective has the greatest influence on the choices we make. What is it we focus on? What is it we dwell on? What is it we value, believe in? In order to understand the potential of Christmas we must focus on the person of Jesus Christ – because ultimately He is the source of that potential. Continue reading

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The Christmas Shout

“In the past, Christ was in the genealogies, stepping Bethlehemward. Every time a new descendant in the covenant-line was born, the voice of prophecy shouted: ‘Christ is coming!’ As ancestor was added to ancestor, the voice waxed louder and louder. … Continue reading

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A different kind of Christmas drawing…

A little girl came home from Sunday school waving a paper for her mother to see. “Look Mommy,” she exclaimed, “Teacher says I drew the most unusual Christmas picture she ever saw!” Her mother took one look and had to … Continue reading

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