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Blowing the Christmas Bonus All at Once

[From the archives.] The Bible tells us it is better to give than receive (Acts 20:35), and I have a treat for you below that exemplifies this in memorable British fashion; this is Boxing Day after all. But first I … Continue reading

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Baby Jesus and the Reversal of Fortune

The visit of the Magi in Matthew 2 occurred after Jesus’ birth, but it points to the significance of God’s promise centuries earlier that he would one day dwell among his people and be Immanuel, God with us. These Magi, … Continue reading

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A Husband’s Memories – covering up for Christmas

[Updated from the archives.] *** My wife and I don’t do presents much. One year, though, back when I was still an associate at my law firm, I received a Christmas bonus. It wasn’t much as law firm bonuses go, … Continue reading

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Christmas Presents – Never Enough Money

No one can redeem the life of another     or give to God a ransom for them— the ransom for a life is costly,     no payment is ever enough— so that they should live on forever     and not see decay. (Psalm … Continue reading

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Parenting: Getting On The Same Page – gift purchases

[Today’s guest post is from Sarah Tun, who blogs at Life from the Lighthouse (among other places). Anyone who has ever bought a gift for a child will recognize something in this piece!] Decisions Surrounding Gift Purchases for Our Children … Continue reading

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