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December 13th

 “To endure the cross is not tragedy; it is the suffering which is the fruit of an exclusive allegiance to Jesus Christ” ~ Dietrich Bonhoeffer

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Celebrating the Risen Christ is such a tremendous blessing, given that we still can do so freely without fear of persecution – or at least free of the kind of persecution the first century church faced. Celebrating the Birth of a Savior meant for all humanity isn’t merely a month long celebrating… it is a celebration which will last an eternity.

Although it seems silly to me (at first) that we need to be reminded of the enormity of what Christ has done for us on the cross and the miracle of the birth of a single child, I quickly come to understand that God uses such things as sort of thumb tacks to keep His gift constantly before us. After all…

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