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St. Patrick’s Breastplate

I arise todayThrough a mighty strength, the invocation of the Trinity,Through belief in the Threeness,Through confession of the Onenessof the Creator of creation.I arise todayThrough the strength of Christ's birth with His baptism,Through the strength of His crucifixion with His burial,Through the strength of His resurrection with His ascension,Through the strength of His descent for… Continue reading St. Patrick’s Breastplate

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Why do we observe Ash Wednesday?

One Wednesday a year, sometime in February or March, you notice people at work, school, or elsewhere with a smudge on her forehead. Then you remember it is Ash Wednesday and they must have received the imposition of ashes. This practice we use to mark the first day of Lent may seem odd. People go… Continue reading Why do we observe Ash Wednesday?

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Remembering Martin Luther King, Jr.

๐“๐ก๐ข๐ฌ ๐ข๐ฌ ๐จ๐ฎ๐ซ ๐ก๐จ๐ฉ๐ž. ๐“๐ก๐ข๐ฌ ๐ข๐ฌ ๐ญ๐ก๐ž ๐Ÿ๐š๐ข๐ญ๐ก ๐ญ๐ก๐š๐ญ ๐ˆ ๐ ๐จ ๐›๐š๐œ๐ค ๐ญ๐จ ๐ญ๐ก๐ž ๐’๐จ๐ฎ๐ญ๐ก ๐ฐ๐ข๐ญ๐ก. ๐–๐ข๐ญ๐ก ๐ญ๐ก๐ข๐ฌ ๐Ÿ๐š๐ข๐ญ๐ก ๐ฐ๐ž ๐ฐ๐ข๐ฅ๐ฅ ๐›๐ž ๐š๐›๐ฅ๐ž ๐ญ๐จ ๐ก๐ž๐ฐ ๐จ๐ฎ๐ญ ๐จ๐Ÿ ๐ญ๐ก๐ž ๐ฆ๐จ๐ฎ๐ง๐ญ๐š๐ข๐ง ๐จ๐Ÿ ๐๐ž๐ฌ๐ฉ๐š๐ข๐ซ ๐š ๐ฌ๐ญ๐จ๐ง๐ž ๐จ๐Ÿ ๐ก๐จ๐ฉ๐ž. ๐–๐ข๐ญ๐ก ๐ญ๐ก๐ข๐ฌ ๐Ÿ๐š๐ข๐ญ๐ก ๐ฐ๐ž ๐ฐ๐ข๐ฅ๐ฅ ๐›๐ž ๐š๐›๐ฅ๐ž ๐ญ๐จ ๐ญ๐ซ๐š๐ง๐ฌ๐Ÿ๐จ๐ซ๐ฆ ๐ญ๐ก๐ž ๐ฃ๐š๐ง๐ ๐ฅ๐ข๐ง๐  ๐๐ข๐ฌ๐œ๐จ๐ซ๐๐ฌ ๐จ๐Ÿ ๐จ๐ฎ๐ซ ๐ง๐š๐ญ๐ข๐จ๐ง ๐ข๐ง๐ญ๐จ ๐š ๐›๐ž๐š๐ฎ๐ญ๐ข๐Ÿ๐ฎ๐ฅ ๐ฌ๐ฒ๐ฆ๐ฉ๐ก๐จ๐ง๐ฒ ๐จ๐Ÿ… Continue reading Remembering Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Aย Prayerย for Those Who Grieve at Christmas

By: Dena Johnson โ€œThe thief comes only to steal, and kill, and destroy; I came that they may have life, and have it abundantly." - John 10:10 NASB Iโ€™ve spent the last eight months doing everything I can to keep my faith strong, to trust God. But this week, I am losing the battle. I am collapsing under the weight… Continue reading Aย Prayerย for Those Who Grieve at Christmas

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It’s a Miracle!

Do You Believe in Christmas Miracles?By Lynette Kittle โ€œThe virgin will conceive and give birth to a son, and they will call Him Immanuelโ€ (which means โ€œGod with usโ€). โ€” Matthew 1:23 Have you noticed how many Christmas movies focus on receiving a Christmas miracle? Although many center on Santa Claus making things happen, still Christmas is… Continue reading It’s a Miracle!

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Hail the Incarnate Deity

~Charles Swindoll On that still winter's night, something was up... something extraordinary... something supernatural. The shepherds raced to the City of David and found their Savior, just as the angel had said... swaddled and lying in a feeding trough. This was the Promised One, the Messiah! God had finally come to dwell with His people,… Continue reading Hail the Incarnate Deity