Category Archives: Holiday

Five Bible Passages That Show Us What True Love Looks Like

Whatever your plans for Valentine’s Day, take a minute to reflect on these five powerful Bible verses that explain what true love looks like. Continue reading

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Devotions for the New Year are Here!

Are you drawing up a list of New Year’s resolutions for 2014? Even if you’re not making an actual written list, you’re probably giving at least some thought to what the New Year might hold for you. Hopefully, the New … Continue reading

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Top Five Christmas Cartoons from Reverend Fun

Is your holiday season a bit lacking in the cheer and good will departments? Reverend Fun can help, with its large archive of Christmas-themed cartoons. We’ve gone through and picked out five of the highest-rated Christmas cartoons from Reverend Fun, … Continue reading

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How Are You Celebrating Advent This Year?

It’s December, and Advent is here! Chances are (if you’re in the U.S.) you’re just now fully recovering from the Thanksgiving holiday last week. But with Thanksgiving behind us, we’ve officially entered the countdown to Christmas. And while that stretch … Continue reading

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Give Thanks!

Happy Thanksgiving to our friends in the United States! Wherever you are today, and whatever your circumstances, pause for a few minutes today to consider what you’re thankful for—and express that gratitude to God! And if there are people in … Continue reading

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Our Thanksgiving Devotional Starts Tomorrow

Have you signed up for our Thanksgiving devotional yet? It starts tomorrow (November 7), so there’s still time! Our Thanksgiving devotional is called Give Thanks: Biblical Stories About Gratitude. When you sign up, twice each week throughout November you’ll receive … Continue reading

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Five Bible Verses to Read on Reformation Day

Are you ready to celebrate today? I’m not talking about Halloween—I’m referring to Reformation Day, which falls on October 31. (Of course, there’s no reason you couldn’t combine the two—I hope you’ve got your Martin Luther costume ready!) Reformation Day … Continue reading

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Don’t Wait to Ponder Thanksgiving

It’s that time of year when your calendar seems to gather speed and many social events crowd your already busy schedule. While Thanksgiving, Advent, and Christmas ought to be times of spiritual contemplation and relational reconnection, they can easily become … Continue reading

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Sin, Redemption, and the Day of Atonement

This Saturday is Yom Kippur, when Jews around the world commemorate the Old Testament Day of Atonement. Here are a few thoughts on how Christians can appreciate this Biblical holiday. Continue reading

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Monuments and Memorial Day: Remembering Who We Are

It’s important that we remember who we are and where we’ve come from. Americans make a point of remembering on Memorial Day. And as Christians, every day is a good day to remember, reflect on, and give thanks for what the Lord has done for us. Continue reading

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