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Study the history of Christmas. Read about the main characters of Christmas. Get some Christmas inspiration.

3 Wise Men star
Who were those men who traveled thousands of miles to Bethlehem to find the newborn Jesus?

Advent - the Coming of Christ star
Every year, about the first of December, brightly colored lights begin to appear in yards and on houses. Trees are lit, lamp posts are wrapped with ribbon, and wreaths are placed on doors. It is the celebration of Jesus.

Bethlehem and a Manger star
What was it really like in Bethlehem, where the Savior was born?

Book Review of Ordinary Baby, Extraordinary Gift star
Gloria Gaither tells the Christmas story in a sweet and simple way.

Book Review of The Shoe Box by Francine Rivers star
Read it to your family on Christmas Eve or read it for you own entertainment on a quiet afternoon. It´s a classic.

Christmas Eve Superstitions star
The truth of the Savior's birth is magical and life changing. Yet people still construct their own beliefs about Christmas Eve.

Christmas Meditation star
Forget, for a while, everything that is tugging at you, that demands your attention. Just for now, since it is a season of love, meditate on Jesus, the source of love.

Christmas Shopping star
Or just shopping in general !

Divine Protection of Joseph, Mary and Jesus star
Can you remember a time when you felt that God protected you with supernatural guidance? Compare the protection the baby Jesus with what you may expect.

Elizabeth, Patience and Prayer star
We find Elizabeth in the story of Jesus. She plays a part in the announcement of the coming Messiah.

Gifts of Christmas star
Any items found at the local mall, pale in comparison to these gifts from God. Have you opened them?

Giving Birth to a Savior star
We, like Mary, are asked to carry Christ to a lost world.

Immanuel - God is With Us star
I think about the cherished meaning of this ancient name.

Jesus, Light of the World star
When Jesus came into the world, the Light began illuminating the dark corners, exposing every evil.

Joseph the Husband of Mary star
This man was chosen to be the foster father of Jesus.

Mary of Nazareth star
What special character traits did Mary possess that qualified her to be the mother of the Savior?

Mistletoe - A Christmas Superstition star
Christmas is full of tradition and superstition. What does this one mean to us as Christians?

Prophecy Of The Messiah star
God told his prophets of the coming Messiah so that they could give His people hope for the future.

Put an End to Christmas Stress star
Try these seven ways to take the stress out of the season.

Recession Proof Christmas star
Christmas can be a stressful time of year even in the best of economies. When funds are limited and the economy is unpredictable, it can turn out to be the worst of times – unless you recession proof it.

Surviving the Holiday Gathering star
God gave us a practical plan for surviving the holiday family gathering.

Teach Your Children the Christmas Story star
The true meaning of the birth of Jesus makes Christmas become more than just a festive holiday.

The Christmas Attitude star
What will it take to keep that special Christmas attitude throughout the year?

The Reason for the Christmas Gifts star
As a Christian, I think that it is interesting that at this time of year, there are so many people who want to receive the gifts of the Christmas season but will refuse to acknowledge the real reason for the season.

The Yule Log - Christmas Superstition star
The burning of the Yule log is a Christmas tradition for many although in recent years, smaller fireplaces have made this practice difficult. Where do we get the tradition of the Yule Log?

Who is this Jesus? star
Does my limited understanding of Jesus keep me at a distance and at a disadvantage?

Will We Keep Christ in Christmas ? star
Are you in the “Merry Christmas” or the “Happy Holidays” camp? Social networking sites are full of little banners proclaiming the need to keep Christ in Christmas and Jesus being the reason for the season. It seems to me that we Christians may be guilty of taking Christ out of Christmas.

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