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Archive for December 2009

Exchanging Gifts

December 24, 2009

Titus 2:11-14 says:  11 For the grace of God has been revealed, bringing salvation to all people. 12 And we are instructed to turn from godless living and sinful pleasures. We should live in this evil world with wisdom, righteousness, and devotion to God, 13 while we look forward with hope to that wonderful day when the glory […]

When God Turns Everything Right Side Up

December 23, 2009

Luke 1:46-55  [NRSV] 46 And Mary said, “My soul magnifies the Lord, 47 and my spirit rejoices in God my Savior, 48 for he has looked with favor on the lowliness of his servant. Surely, from now on all generations will call me blessed; 49 for the Mighty One has done great things for me, […]

A Lesson Learned From The “Cameron Crazies”…

December 22, 2009

          Early this college basketball season, I had the opportunity to attend a Duke basketball game at Cameron Indoor Stadium. If you have never attended a game with the “Cameron Crazies” you should definitely put it on your “bucket list.” It was an amazing experience.             Not only are the Duke students […]

Everything I Needed To Know In Life…I Learned In A Jigsaw Puzzle

December 12, 2009

I saw this the other day and I couldn’t help passing it along: “Everything I Need To Know In Life…I Learned In A Jigsaw Puzzle” 1) Don’t force a fit. If something is meant to be, it will come together naturally. 2) When things aren’t going so well, take a break. Everything will look different […]

“The Lord IS Coming…To Do What?”

December 7, 2009

Malachi 3:1-4 (NLT) 1 “Look! I am sending my messenger, and he will prepare the way before me. Then the Lord you are seeking will suddenly come to his Temple. The messenger of the covenant, whom you look for so eagerly, is surely coming,” says the Lord of Heaven’s Armies. 2 “But who will be able to […]