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Advent Faith

Lighting the Bethlehem Candle reminds us of the faith of Joseph and Mary. Joseph did as the angel commanded. Mary declared herself to be the servant of the Lord and added “let it be as you have said.” We don’t … Continue reading

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Rethinking the Wise Men

Published in The Calhoun Times Saturday December 5th. Last week we took a look at Christmas Card theology and compared popular notions about angels to what is recorded in scripture. We decided the heavenly host looks more like an army … Continue reading

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Advent Faith

December 6, 2015 text: Luke 1:26-38, Matthew 1:18-25 The theme of last week was Hope and we lit the Prophet’s candle in our Advent wreath. This week our theme is Faith and we light the Bethlehem candle. It took great … Continue reading

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