Supernova Savior: Light that Cannot be Contained

Most of you already know that one of my favorite Christmas passages comes from Zechariah's song of praise. "(All this is) because of the tender mercy of our God,    by which the rising sun will come to us from heaven to shine on those living in darkness    and in the shadow of death,to guide our feet into the path …

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All I Want for Christmas

- David, Geoffrey, Beks So that you may be blameless and innocent, children of God without blemish in the midst of a crooked and perverse generation, in which you shine like stars in the world. It is by your holding fast to the word of life that I can boast on the day of Christ that …

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The danger of forgetting the beauty and the light

Don’t just pretend to love others. Really love them. Hate what is wrong. Hold tightly to what is good. Love each other with genuine affection, and take delight in honoring each other. Never be lazy, but work hard and serve the Lord enthusiastically. Rejoice in our confident hope. Be patient in trouble, and keep on praying. When God’s …

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Ten years old! An important letter from Grandaddy Derek

“You are the light of the world. A town built on a hill cannot be hidden. Neither do people light a lamp and put it under a bowl. Instead they put it on its stand, and it gives light to everyone in the house. In the same way, let your light shine before others, that they may see your …

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Images of life and light

- Derek Maul lives and writes in NC This week, with family coming in later today and a crazy weekend on tap, I am shifting to "Photo-Thursday." I am honestly not sure what my posting schedule will be like over the next four to five days. Fortunately I have some fun images to share. So …

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On the 12th day of “Christmas is not over”

“Now, master, let your servant go in peace according to your word,    because my eyes have seen your salvation.You prepared this salvation in the presence of all peoples.It’s a light for revelation to the Gentiles    and a glory for your people Israel.” - Luke 2:29-32 - "Sigh... just waiting to go in some box" I hope your …

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