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  • re think christ mas f o c u s
  • What could be worse than being born without sight?  Being born with sight and no vision. Helen Keller re think christ mas
  • YOU HAVE JUST ENOUGH TIME TO DO GOD’S WILL
  • When we were utterly helpless, Christ came at just the right time and died for us sinners. Romans 5.6 re think christ mas
  • re think christ mas f o c u s
  • This is how the Messiah was born. His mother, Mary, was engaged to be married to Joseph. re think christ mas Matthew 1.18
  • But before the marriage took place, while she was still a virgin, she became pregnant through the power of the Holy Spirit. re think christ mas Matthew 1.18
  • Joseph, her fiancé, was a good man and did not want to disgrace her publicly, so he decided to break the engagement quietly. re think christ mas Matthew 1.19
  • As he considered this, an angel of the Lord appeared to him in a dream. re think christ mas Matthew 1.20
  • “ Joseph, son of David,” the angel said, “do not be afraid to take Mary as your wife. re think christ mas Matthew 1.20
  • For the child within her was conceived by the Holy Spirit. re think christ mas Matthew 1.20
  • And she will have a son, and you are to name him Jesus, for he will save his people from their sins.” re think christ mas Matthew 1.21
  • re think christ mas f o c u s
  • You made all the delicate, inner parts of my body and knit me together in my mother’s womb. re think christ mas Psalm 139.13
  • Thank you for making me so wonderfully complex! Your workmanship is marvelous—how well I know it. re think christ mas Psalm 139.14
  • You watched me as I was being formed in utter seclusion, as I was woven together in the dark of the womb. re think christ mas Psalm 139.15
  • You saw me before I was born. Every day of my life was recorded in your book. re think christ mas Psalm 139.16
  • Every moment was laid out before a single day had passed. re think christ mas Psalm 139.16
  • re think christ mas f o c u s
  • All that is not eternal is eternally useless. re think christ mas C.S. Lewis
  • re think christ mas f o c u s
  • For we are God’s masterpiece . He has created us anew in Christ Jesus, so we can do the good things he planned for us long ago. re think christ mas Ephesians 2.10
  • re think christ mas f o c u s
  • Is life to be defined by what I pursue, or must my pursuit be defined by what life was meant to be? re think christ mas Ravi Zacharias
  • re think christ mas f o c u s
  • Not that I have already obtained all this, or have already been made perfect, but I press on to take hold of that for which Christ Jesus took hold of me. re think christ mas Philippians 3.12
  • Brothers, I do not consider myself yet to have taken hold of it. But one thing I do: Forgetting what is behind and straining toward what is ahead, re think christ mas Philippians 3.13
  • I press on toward the goal to win the prize for which God has called me heavenward in Christ Jesus. re think christ mas Philippians 3.14
  • re think christ mas f o c u s
  • Life can be understood backwards, but it has to be lived forwards. re think christ mas Soren Kiergegaard
  • re think christ mas f o c u s
  • If you look at the world, you'll be distressed.  If you look within, you'll be depressed.  But if you look at Christ, you'll be at rest. re think christ mas Corrie Ten Boom
  • re think christ mas f o c u s