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North Wisconsin Christmas

woman outdoors enjoying a snowy Christmas

Come with me to the heart and mind of a teenager experiencing Christmas in North Wisconsin. This is not a modern Christmas, but rather Christmas as experienced in the 1940s and 50s. We expected Christmas to be cold with lots of snow. If it wasn’t, what a disappointment. The white ...

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I Heard A Voice On Christmas Eve

I have other sheep, which are not of this fold; I must bring them also, and they will hear My voice; and they will become one flock with one shepherd. John 10:16 The bringing in of the sheep (God’s elect) into the sheep pen (the church) is why on one silent and holy night ...

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Listen! Can You Hear The Hope?

“Whoever answers before listening is both foolish and shameful.” Proverbs 18:13 In March of 1863, 18-year-old Charles Appleton Longfellow, unbeknownst to his family, left home in Massachusetts and boarded a train for Washington, D.C., to join the Union Army to fight in the Civil War. Charles was born to Fannie Elizabeth ...

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A Virgin Birth; Are We Leaving Anything Out?

It is almost Christmas yet again and time to celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ. It is a simple story, some say, with a simple message—Christ was born of a virgin; He was both fully man and fully God. He came to be the Savior of the world. It is ...

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Christmas Time Is Here

I adore Christmas. I love everything about it. I love being able to go out to the store filled with the hustle and bustle of people doing their shopping, Christmas carols playing over the speakers in the stores and all the Christmas decorations all over. I also love to pull ...

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