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Brightly Shining

You are the light of the world.  A city on a hill cannot be hidden.  Neither do people light a lamp and put it under a bowl.  Instead they put it on its stand, and it gives light to everyone in the house. In the same way, let your light shine before men, that they may see your good deeds and praise your father in heaven. (Matthew 5:14-16)

The Christmas season is in full swing.  It’s in this season, we have a tremendous opportunity to shine God’s light.  During a time where Christmas has become just another “Happy Holiday”.  We need to shine the light of Jesus.  We need to embrace the full meaning of Christmas.  Yes, gifts are great, the decorations are fun, the songs are beautiful, the food is amazing, and the family get togethers are the best.  But may we not forget the reason we celebrate Christmas.  May it not get lost in the shuffle of shopping, wrapping, and eating.  May we stop and embrace the message of this season, so someone new can experience Christ.

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