Merry Christmas, 2016

And there, in the stable, amongst the chickens and the donkeys and the cows, in the quiet of the night, God gave the world his wonderful gift. The baby that would change the world was born. His baby Son.
Mary and Joseph wrapped him up to keep him warm. They made a soft bed of straw and used the animals’ feeding trough as his cradle. And they gazed in wonder at God’s Great Gift, wrapped in swaddling clothes, and lying in a manger.

Mary and Joseph named him Jesus, “Emmanuel” – which means “God has come to live with us.” 

Because, of course, he had

~The Jesus Storybook Bible

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  • Merry Christmas!

  • Merry Christmas, friend!

  • Merry Christmas friend! 🙂

  • Merry belated Christmas wishes to you and your family! I took last week off and well, this week is looking a little like it might be a repeat, but I will be popping in every now and again. So I will wish you a Happy New Year right now just in case!

    • I took some unexpected time off too and it has been so good! I should do that more often :P.

  • Amen! Love that quote from the storybook Bible.

    Whitney @ Come Home For Comfort

    • That storybook Bible is a favorite of mine! It tears me up all the time.

  • chall1018

    Oh the Christmas Story brings me to tears every single time I hear it or read it. The Ultimate Gift!!! I pray that your sweet and precious family had the most amazing Christmas!! Your card was the first one I received and I just adore it.

    • I feel the same exact way. The Jesus Storybook Bible gets me every single time too. SO good!