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Sunday, November 27, 2005

Christmas Miracles - Surviving Christmas

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  • Matthew 1:18-25 (New American Standard Bible)

    Conception and Birth of Jesus

    18Now the birth of Jesus Christ was as follows: when His mother Mary had been betrothed to Joseph, before they came together she was found to be with child by the Holy Spirit.
    19And Joseph her husband, being a righteous man and not wanting to disgrace her, planned to send her away secretly.

    20But when he had considered this, behold, an angel of the Lord appeared to him in a dream, saying, "Joseph, son of David, do not be afraid to take Mary as your wife; for the Child who has been conceived in her is of the Holy Spirit.

    21"She will bear a Son; and you shall call His name Jesus, for He will save His people from their sins."

    22Now all this took place to fulfill what was spoken by the Lord through the prophet:


    24And Joseph awoke from his sleep and did as the angel of the Lord commanded him, and took Mary as his wife,

    25but kept her a virgin until she gave birth to a Son; and he called His name Jesus.

    New American Standard Bible (NASB)
    Copyright © 1960, 1962, 1963, 1968, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1975, 1977, 1995 by The Lockman Foundation

Tuesday, November 22, 2005

Fall Festival Pics Posted Online

As promised, the photos taken during the THF Fall Festival are now posted online. You can view them here:

Monday, November 21, 2005

New Pics posted on the THF web

We’ve just uploaded a lot of shots from the Canyon Excursion trip on Saturday:

Mika is working on uploading the Fall Festival pics. Look for them in the next day or so here:

Have a happy Thanksgiving.

Sunday, November 20, 2005

Gratitude Theory - Part 2

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  • Luke 15:25-32 (New International Version)

    25"Meanwhile, the older son was in the field. When he came near the house, he heard music and dancing. 26So he called one of the servants and asked him what was going on. 27'Your brother has come,' he replied, 'and your father has killed the fattened calf because he has him back safe and sound.'

    28"The older brother became angry and refused to go in. So his father went out and pleaded with him. 29But he answered his father, 'Look! All these years I've been slaving for you and never disobeyed your orders. Yet you never gave me even a young goat so I could celebrate with my friends. 30But when this son of yours who has squandered your property with prostitutes comes home, you kill the fattened calf for him!'

    31" 'My son,' the father said, 'you are always with me, and everything I have is yours. 32But we had to celebrate and be glad, because this brother of yours was dead and is alive again; he was lost and is found.' "

    New International Version (NIV)
    Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984 by International Bible Society

Sunday, November 06, 2005

Gratitude Theory - Part 1

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  • Luke 17:11-19 (New International Version)

    Ten Healed of Leprosy

    11Now on his way to Jerusalem, Jesus traveled along the border between Samaria and Galilee. 12As he was going into a village, ten men who had leprosy[a]met him. They stood at a distance 13and called out in a loud voice, "Jesus, Master, have pity on us!"
    14When he saw them, he said, "Go, show yourselves to the priests." And as they went, they were cleansed.

    15One of them, when he saw he was healed, came back, praising God in a loud voice. 16He threw himself at Jesus' feet and thanked him—and he was a Samaritan.

    17Jesus asked, "Were not all ten cleansed? Where are the other nine? 18Was no one found to return and give praise to God except this foreigner?" 19Then he said to him, "Rise and go; your faith has made you well."

    New International Version (NIV)
    Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984 by International Bible Society