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There are three main takeaways from that night; first, Ford's rocks and I'm totally going again, secondly, I was reminded that the Gospel is beautifully proclaimed through that story, and finally, I think we have a new Christmas tradition to see some rendition of A Christmas Carol as soon as we can after Thanksgiving because I'm totally in the Christmas spirit.
Now for the Wednesday Worship List, and since I'm totally in the Christmas spirit:
Christmas Offering by Casting Crowns:
God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen by the Annie Moses Band (This band is amazing! They are all one family - except the drummer)
O Holy Night (Michael Tait and Leigh Nash)
From A Christmas Carol (Charles Dickens)
"And how did Tim behave?" asked Mrs. Cratchit.
"As good as gold and better," replied his father. "I think, wife, the child gets thoughtful, sitting at home so much. He told me, coming home, that he hoped the people in church who saw he was a cripple, would be pleased to remember on Christmas day who it was who made the lame to walk."
"Bless his sweet heart!" said the mother in a trembling voice, and the father's voice trembled, too, as he remarked that "Tiny Tim was growing strong and hearty at last."