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Sweet!

Solomon is known for being the wisest man who lived (apart from Jesus, of course).

How sweet are your words to my taste, sweeter than honey to my mouth!

Psalm 119:103 (esv)

But being wise doesn’t always translate to being godly.

In fact, some of the wisest people foolishly separate themselves from the Source of that Wisdom – God!

Solomon lost track of the more important thing – seeking God and remaining in His Word instead of worldly wisdom, which is fleeting.

May we always seek and remain in His Words, which are sweeter than honey!

Scriptures

  • 1 Kings 3:4-15
  • Psalm 119:97-104

Nunc Dimittis

Typically the Sunday after Christmas is…not well attended.

Lord, I am your servant, and now I can die in peace, because you have kept your promise to me. With my own eyes I have seen what you have done to save your people, and foreign nations will also see this. Your mighty power is a light for all nations, and it will bring honor to your people Israel.

Luke 2:29-32 (cev)

It seems anticlimactic and the excitement of Christmas is over.

Perhaps it seemed that way for Mary & Joseph, too.

The shepherds were gone, the birth has happened and now comes…regular life.

But the coming of Jesus gives us a different take on Life.

As Simeon said soon after Jesus’ birth, he can now go in peace having seen God’s salvation in Jesus!

Wow!

That is exciting! That is meaningful! That is LIFE!

Thanks You, Lord!

Let us now, also, depart in the peace that comes from Jesus!

Scriptures

  • Luke 2:22-40

O Come, Let Us Adore Him, Christ, the Lord!

Thank You, heavenly Father, for sending Your Son, Jesus to us!

May there be peace on earth and goodwill among all! (Luke 2:14)

Scriptures

  • PART I — The Prophecies
    Isaiah 7:14; 9:2-7; Micah 5:2
  • PART II — The Birth of Jesus Foretold
    Luke 1:26-38; Matthew 1:18b-25
  • PART III — Mary’s Song
    Luke 1:39-56
  • PART IV — Jesus is Born
    Luke 2:1-20

Christmas Eve — Food, Fellowship, Worship!

Join us on Christmas Eve, Friday, December 24, for food, fellowship, and worship at LifeBridge!

We’ll start at 6:00 PM in the cafe with food and fellowship, sharing the joy of Jesus with laughter, fellowship, and food!

We’ll then journey into the sanctuary at 7:00 PM to hear, experience, and partake in the worship of the Newborn King, Jesus; the Savior born for us!

We hope you’ll join us!

Fellowship & Food: Worship:

Meet Baby Jesus

To us a Child is born. To us a Son is given!

Isaiah 9:6

In Meet Baby Jesus 4-Week Preschool Ministry Curriculum, preschoolers will learn about all the people who got to be a part of the Christmas story.


NOTE: The Children’s Christmas Party will be on Sunday, December 12, during regular service times.

“Christmas Cookies” — The Sweetest Christmas Ever!

Making Christmas cookies is a sweet labor of love.

For to us a Child is born, to us a Son is given!”

Isaiah 9:6

These sweet treats require the finest ingredients, shaped just right, baked properly, and iced to perfection – but they are worth the effort.

Christmas Cookies 4-Week Children’s Ministry Curriculum teaches kids that God moved heaven and earth to give us a Savior.

He brought everything together perfectly with the birth of Jesus – the sweetest gift God could ever give us.


NOTE: The Children’s Christmas Party will be on Sunday, December 12, during the regular service times.

Ladies’ Christmas Party!

Ladies, it’s time for a Christmas Party!

This will be a Potluck and Crazy Christmas Sock Exchange!

Bring a potluck dish and recipe on a 4×6 card. We will make copies and give everyone a recipe booklet (later).

And don’t forget to bring your craziest Christmas socks for the exchange!

LOCATIONLifeBridge Café
DATESunday, December 5, 2021
TIME4:00 PM
QUESTIONSBarb Ziegler or Mary Gray

Christmas Decorating!

It’s time to decorate LifeBridge for Christmas!

Sunday, November 21, 2021, following worship.

Everyone is invited and lunch will be provided following!

With many working, it won’t take long, the place will look great, and fun will be had by all!

Join us!

Second Sunday after Christmas

If we want to be more like Jesus, we need to act more like Jesus.

One of the primary things that Jesus did was to be in His Father’s House (i.e., “in church”) and in The Word (i.e., “the Bible”). If we are to grow “in wisdom and stature” and in our love of the Lord and in deeds that please Him, we need to do the same by seeking His Word and His presence.

May we commit to that this 2021 and beyond!

I must be in My Father’s House.

Luke 2:49c
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