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Christmas Devotions: Joseph And The Angel

Now the birth of Jesus Christ happened this way. While his mother Mary was engaged to Joseph, but before they came together, she was found to be pregnant through the Holy Spirit. Because Joseph, her husband to be, was a righteous man, and because…

Christmas Devotions: Mary And The Holy Spirit

The angel Gabriel was sent by God to a town of Galilee called Nazareth, to a virgin engaged to a man whose name was Joseph, a descendant of David, and the virgin’s name was Mary. The angel came to her and said, “Greetings, favored…

Christmas Devotions: Foreshadowing

After Moses the LORD’s servant died, the LORD said to Joshua son of Nun, Moses’ assistant: “Moses my servant is dead. Get ready! Cross the Jordan River! Lead these people into the land which I am ready to hand over to them. ~God, Joshua…

Christmas Devotions: Family

“So then, whenever we have an opportunity, let us do good to all people, and especially to those who belong to the family of faith.” ~The Apostle Paul, Galatians 6:10 Christmas and family are almost synonymous. The God of all creation chose to become flesh…

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Love, The Downing Family

Throwback To… Yesterday

Love, The Downing Family

Plátanos asados con queso (baked ripe plantains with cheese)

This recipe produces: 6 baked ripe plantains This is an easy recipe for a taste of Ecuador. Baked ripe plantains stuffed with cheese are a common treat that all seven Downings suggest you try this dish at least once. Click play to listen to…

The Purpose Of The Church

Missions is not the ‘ministry of choice’ for a few hyperactive Christians in the church. Missions is the purpose of the church. -Anonymous   Some belevers may think that the calling to missions applies only to a few motivated Christians. The reality is that…

Throwback To A Birthday Celebration

Liberation

Missions is not a recruitment project for God’s labor force. It is a liberation project from the heavy burdens and hard yokes of other gods. -John Piper The terrible yoke of other gods is evident in this lost and dying world. Some gods have…

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