Marji Laine

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Lessons from a Christmas Tree: Stand

pictureI saw a post the other day on Facebook. I don’t remember by whom, but all I saw was, “Lessons from a Christmas tree.” I chose to read no further, for the title alone sparked all sorts of ideas for blog articles. So far, I’m at 5 posts and I think I’m done writing them. But who knows? They’ll be spread throughout this month. Please chime in with your own thoughts! Check out Lesson 1 and Lesson 2.

Lesson 3


The song in Handel’s Messiah (and a Phil Keaggy song) comes straight from Isaiah 60:1. “Arise, Shine, for thy Light has come!”

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More on Jehovah Nissi

Exodus Yahweh is My Banner. This title for the Lord, given by Moses during a battle with the Amalekites, defines how God is the One who fights for us. He not only provides for our protection, but He does what we cannot do for ourselves. Check out an earlier article about Jehovah Nissi.

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