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It Was For Me

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From Pursuing the Christ by Jennifer Kennedy Dean “Born for us . . . given to us.”  A carefully given gift is an indication of the value the giver places on the recipient. A delighted recipient might greet a valuable gift with a gasp and an exclamation, “For me?” The giver is rewarded for the […]

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What about the day after Christmas?

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From Pursuing the Christ by Jennifer Kennedy Dean Your Gift comes in such creative wrapping. Yesterday morning, Christmas day, beautifully wrapped gifts were piled high around the Christmas tree. With some of the gifts, as much thought had been given to the wrapping of the gift as to the selection of gift itself. Sometimes the […]

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Glory Unwrapped

From Pursuing the Christ by Jennifer Kennedy Dean Your Gift comes in such creative wrapping. Yesterday morning, Christmas day, beautifully wrapped gifts were piled high around the Christmas tree. With some of the gifts, as much thought had been given to the wrapping of the gift as to the selection of gift itself. Sometimes the […]

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The Highest Place

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From Pursuing the Christ by Jennifer Kennedy Dean Suddenly there was a multitude of the heavenly host with the angel, praising God and saying: Glory to God in the highest heaven, and peace on earth to people He favors! —Luke 2:13–14 What a concert You arranged for a few unnamed shepherds! I think of the […]

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