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Cradles

Exodus 2:2b-4 “When she saw that [Moses] was a fine child, she hid him for three months.  But when she could hide him no longer, she got a papyrus basket for him and coated it with tar and pitch.  Then … Continue reading

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Wrapped

Luke 2:12 “’This will be a sign to you:  You will find a baby wrapped in cloths and lying in a manger.’” Luke 23:52-53 “Going to Pilate, [Joseph of Arimathea] asked for Jesus’ body.  Then he took it down, wrapped … Continue reading

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Heavenly Hosts

Job 38:1, 6b-7 “Then the Lord answered Job…’Where were you when I laid the earth’s foundations?  Tell me if you understand…Who laid its cornerstone—while the morning stars sang together and all the angels shouted for joy?’” Luke 2:13-14 “Suddenly a … Continue reading

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Enemy

Exodus 1:12b, 22a “…so the Egyptians came to dread the Israelites…Then Pharaoh gave this order to all his people: ‘Every boy that is born you must throw into the Nile…’” Matthew 2:16 “When Herod realized that he had been outwitted by … Continue reading

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Virgin

Genesis 2:8-9 “Now the Lord God had planted a garden in the east, in Eden; and there he put the man he had formed.  And the Lord God made all kinds of trees grow out the ground—trees that were pleasing to … Continue reading

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Honour

Genesis 38:15-16, 24 “When Judah saw her, he thought she was a prostitute, for she had covered her face.  Not realizing that she was his daughter-in-law, he went over to her by the roadside and said, ‘Come now, let me sleep with … Continue reading

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Champion

1 Samuel 17:15, 20, 23b “…David went back and forth from Saul to tend his father’s sheep at Bethlehem…Early in the morning David left the flock with a shepherd, loaded up and set out, as Jesse had directed.  He reached the … Continue reading

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