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HOW TO RUIN CHRISTMAS - Episode 2: Don't Prepare Yourself

An Admission:

Ok, maybe what I am about to say doesn’t mean your Christmas will be RUINED, but my hope in writing this is to show that Christmas can be more than what so many TV ads and pop culture want it to be. 460 more words

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My Confirmation | December 10, 2017

Guten Morgen, Leute! Wie geht’s?

Yesterday, December 10, was the day of my Confirmation. It is true that I am “old” compared to other people when they get confirmed but it’s been an issue in our church that people get confirmed a lot later than they ought to for various reasons. 659 more words

Joy & Peace in the Gospel

Romans 15:13, May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that by the power of the Holy Spirit you may abound in hope. 175 more words

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God's Unceasing Provision

Psalm 118:1, Oh give thanks to the LORD, for He is good; for His steadfast love endures forever!

Such should be the daily prayer of both those who have much and those who have little. 289 more words

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Christian Fellowship

Matthew 18:20, “Where two or three are gathered in My name, there am I among them.”

Any Christian who makes the absurd claim that they do not need to go to church does not fathom the full significance of Jesus’ words here. 239 more words

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Psalm 9:9 | Examination for Confirmation

Guten Morgen, Leute! Wie geht’s? Ich hoffe das alles ist gut!

Last night was my Public Examination, in which the congregation listened to my cousins and I give a profession of our faith so that we can be received into communicant membership with the church. 582 more words

The Weakness of God

1 Corinthians 1:25, For the foolishness of God is wiser than men, and the weakness of God stronger than men.

The prerequisite to believing the Gospel is God’s power making us weak and His wisdom making us foolish. 257 more words

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