… Mary treasured up all these things, pondering them in her heart. Luke 2:19
1. Words of Advent (which Advent word are you most drawn to? why?)
2. Christmas Pageant (which of these participants in the Christmas story are you inspired by? Why?)
Magi (aka wise men)
3. Titles of Jesus (which of these titles brings you a sense of comfort/joy/security? why?)
1. Wonderful Counselor,
2. Mighty God,
3. Everlasting Father,
4. Prince of Peace.
5. Emmanuel—God with us
6. Light of the World
4. Christmas Declarations (which statement are you drawn to? Why?)
a. She wrapped him in cloths and placed him in a manger, because there was no room in the Inn.
b. But the angel said to them, “Do not be afraid. I bring you good news that will cause great joy for all the people.
c. Today in the town of David a Savior has been born to you; he is the Messiah, the Lord.
d. This will be a sign to you: You will find a baby wrapped in cloths and lying in a manger.”
e. “Glory to God in the highest heaven,
and on earth peace to those on whom his favor rests.”
f. For to us a child is born,
to us a son is given,
and the government will be on his shoulders.
g. Joy to the world, the Lord is come
h. Let Earth receive her King.
i. Let every heart prepare Him room
j. Christ the Savior is born!
l. Glory to the newborn king!
Merry Christmas to all and to all a very happy and engaged 2023.