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Taking Joy

christmas-image-800x341Christmas is a holiday that most people look forward to all year. As I typed that I was temped to say “most Christians” since at it’s core it’s a Christian holy day, but the joy of Christmas tends to spread beyond religious and cultural boundaries. Non-Christians in the western world still enjoy family time and gifts and work holidays and extra helpings of dessert, and it’s my understanding that the rest of the world often gets in on the celebration. For instance, did you know that in Japan there is a strange connection between KFC’s Colonel Sanders and Santa Claus?

Anyway, I digress. My point is, I’m glad that Christmas can spread joy to the hearts of all who choose to celebrate. Psalm 19:1 says, “The heavens declare the glory of God; And the firmament shows His handiwork.” I think it’s fair to say that Christmas also declares the…

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