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The Child Shows Up

• Greg Boyd

In this year’s Christmas Eve service, we are reminded that Jesus entered into our world in what was seemingly the most inopportune time, in a dirty, smelly manger, and how he continues to enter our lives at all times, good and bad.

Topics: Christmas

Sermon Series: When God Shows Up

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Focus Scripture:

  • Luke 1:38

    Then Mary said, “Here am I, the servant of the Lord; let it be with me according to your word.”

  • Galatians 4:4

    But when the right time came, God sent his Son, born of a woman, subject to the law.

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6 thoughts on “The Child Shows Up

  1. Bruce says:

    Who wrote the ‘A Beautiful Mess’ poem? I liked it and would like the text for it, in case I use it sometime @ church, and would want to give credit where credit is due.
    – Podcaster

    1. Paige Slighter says:

      Hey Bruce,
      We’re glad you liked the Christmas story.
      I am on the communications team here at Woodland and I had the privilege of writing it.
      I’d be glad to share the text with you via email.

      1. michael says:

        love the story… is it possible to share the images to go along with the story

        1. Paige Slighter says:

          Hey Mike, glad you like it. Just sent you the pdf with pictures via email. Enjoy!

  2. Rob says:

    Hey Paige – would I please be able to get the text and pictures of “A Beautiful Mess,” as well?And great job, by the way. Way to go!

    1. Paige Slighter says:

      Hey Rob- sure! I’ll send it your way. We have an excellent communications team to bring it all together. This Christmas we’ll have a new story too!

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