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Mosiah 3:5-8 “For behold, the time cometh, and is not far distant, that with power the Lord Omnipotent who reigneth, who was, and is from all eternity to all eternity, shall come down from heaven among the children of men, and shall dwell in a tabernacle of clay, and shall go forth amongst men, working mighty miracles…and he shall be called Jesus Christ, the Son of God, the Father of heaven and earth, the Creator of all things from the beginning.”
The Story Behind Silent Night
The real Christmas story:
Luke 1:26-38, 46, 47
This activity is entitled “Teach the Children”. I have a small bag from which we draw forth each of the symbols of Christmas as we read the story. Each symbol is just a tiny replica of the much bigger ones we see at Christmas time—a wreath, a bow, a star, etc. We gently pass around each piece as the story is told and the last person places the item back in the bag.
This is the final Christmas Story, Scripture and Song blog post. I will be putting this tradition on my website (www.completelee.com) under the "Family Life" section as I work towards significantly upgrading my site. This way, next year you can refer to this Christmas tradition all in one place and don't have to wait for my daily postings. (Sorry I was a little slow on a couple of days!)
If you enjoyed this tradition, stick around because you may enjoy my new series that will start in January. What is it? "Enhance Your Life in Five Minutes!" Through this series, I will give you an idea a day for 20 days in January of things you can do that will enrich your life but take very little time. Why 20 days? What kinds of things? Will there be any sort of accountability on my part? Will it be fun? Well, you'll just have to keep reading my blog so you don't miss the answers to those and other burning questions! :)
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Wishing you all a wonderful, magical, beautiful, glorious, merry, loving, Christ-filled Christmas day!