Jesus Christ our Savior is Born!

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Jesus Christ our Savior is Born!

He was born in an obscure village, the child of a peasant woman. He grew up in still another village where he worked in a carpenter’s shop until he was thirty. Then for three years, he was an itinerant preacher.

He never wrote a book. He never held an office. He never had a family or owned a house. He did not go to college. He never visited a big city. He never traveled two hundred miles from the place where he was born.

He did none of the things one usually associates with greatness. He had no credentials but himself.

He was only thirty-three when the tide of public opinion turned against him. His friends ran away. He was turned over to his enemies and went through the mockery of a trial. He was nailed to a cross between two thieves.

While he was dying his executioners gambled for his clothing, the only property he had on earth. When he was dead, he was laid in a borrowed grave through the pity of a friend.

Twenty centuries have come and gone and today he remains the central figure of the human race and the leader of mankind’s’ progress.

All the armies that ever marched, all the navies that ever sailed, all the parliaments that ever sat, all the kings that ever reigned put together, have not affected the life of man on this planet so much as that one solitary life.

— James Allan Francis, 1864-1928

Merry Christmas from all of us at
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  1. Mike Laufer says:

    Good morning Mary, Thank you for reminding us all of what CHRISTmas is all about and what Jesus come down to this earth for. Thank you for all you do to glorify our Lord and Savior throughout the year. Thank you for all you do to help people throughout the year with the reviews, tips, recipes etc. My wife and I wish you and your family a very merry CHRISTmas and a blessed new year, Mike & Faye

  2. Cheryl S says:

    Merry Christmas to you, as well, Mary. Jesus is truly the reason for our celebration; thank you for the great posting. God Bless you!!

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