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Mary’s Three Gifts: #3 – Manger

This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series Mary's Three Gifts

This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series Mary’s Three Gifts Mary granted Jesus three gifts (Lk. 2:7 ESV): “And she gave birth to her firstborn son and wrapped him in swaddling cloths and laid him in a manger, because there was no place for them in the inn.” Perhaps no gift was […]

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Mary’s Three Gifts: #2-Swaddling Cloths

This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series Mary's Three Gifts

This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series Mary’s Three Gifts Help Unwanted        Many  years ago I was trying to decide whether to remain in my current job or take a just-offered alternative. The choice was excruciating. The old occupation would keep me close to family. And I was excelling […]

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Mary’s Three Gifts: #1-Birth

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This entry is part 1 of 3 in the series Mary’s Three Gifts   Contemptible Creche A friend recently shared with me how his wife set out a favorite nativity set on their coffee table. It was one of those artistic sets which catches the eye and calls for attention. A work of art. But […]

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Book Review of Philip Yancey’s “Vanishing Grace”

This entry is part 27 of 27 in the series Book Reviews

This entry is part 27 of 27 in the series Book Reviews             “If the good news is true, why is no one pleased to hear it?”          This quote from a Walker Percy novel sums up the mystery explored in Philip Yancey’s latest, Vanishing Grace: Whatever Happened to the Good News?  […]

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