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The Word became flesh and made 
his dwelling among us. - John 1:14 (NIV)

Each December I look forward to participating in the Christmas music program at church. The words and melodies lift my spirits and are a gift to our congregation. The church is beautifully decorated. I remember thinking in the past, “It wouldn’t be Christmas without this music!” This year I became...

Today's Prayer
Dear God, help us to enjoy the Christmas season and to remember that we celebrate the person of Jesus Christ, our Savior. As he taught us, we pray, “Father, hallowed be your name, your kingdom come. Give us each day our daily bread. Forgive us our sins, for we also forgive everyone who sins against us. And lead us not into temptation” (Luke 11:2-4, niv). Amen.

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Today's Reading
John 1:1-14

Thought for the Day

Jesus Christ is always with me, and he is enough.

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