christmas story

Jesus’ Birth: God with Us – Children’s Ministry Christian Article

“Therefore the Lord Himself will give you a sign: Behold, the virgin shall conceive and bear a Son, and shall call His name Immanuel” (Isaiah 7:14, NKJV). As Christmas drew near, my young church decided to stage its very first children’s pageant. We desired to write a script and produce a play that would vibrate with the truth of the Lord coming in human form to be Immanuel—“God with us.” With limited resources, our team pieced together a simple production.…

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5 Words You’re Probably Not Getting in the Christmas Story – Christian Article

Every Christmas Eve growing up, my father read the Christmas story from Luke 2 in the King James Version. And every Christmas Eve, I thought I understood it. I largely did. But I now see little things I was missing—through no fault of my own, nor of the KJV translators, but simply because of the inevitable process of language change. The KJV is 400 years old, after all. I now see these little things because I focused hard on them…

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5 Things Kids Need to Know about Christmas (Understanding Christmas) – Children’s Ministry Christian Article

Yes! We want our kids to know the true meaning of Christmas but is that enough? That is not the same as UNDERTANDING CHRISTMAS as a whole! There’s so much more to learn! And our kids need to know it. Let me explain! Why do we need another curriculum about Christmas? There are so many other Christmas curriculums for kids. Why do we need another one? The answer is in general few of them go very deep into the Christmas…

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