Christmas Carol Spotlight: Up on the Housetop - The history of and lyrics to "Up on the Housetop." #UpOnTheHousetop
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Christmas Carol Spotlight: Up on the Housetop

Christmas Carol Spotlight: Up on the Housetop – The history of and lyrics to “Up on the Housetop.” #UpOnTheHousetop

The meaning of the menorah - Menorahs are a prominent symbol of Chanukah, are seven-branched candelabras that have been used in Jewish worship since ancient times. #Menorah
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The meaning of the menorah

The meaning of the menorah – Menorahs are a prominent symbol of Chanukah, are seven-branched candelabras that have been used in Jewish worship since ancient times. #Menorah

Linus shares What Christmas Is All About
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Linus Drops His Blanket sharing what Christmas is All About

This is a video segment from A Charlie Brown Christmas. Charlie Brown asked if anyone can tell him what Christmas is really about and Linus gives it to him real. Linus drops his security blanket too! He breaks out scripture to explain about Jesus’s birth as found in the Gospel of Luke Chapter 2 #CharlieBrown #CharlieBrownChristmas #Linus #ChristmasStory

Scoorge An Example of a New Creation
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Scrooge, An Example of a New Creation

The Bible says that with Christ we are a new creation, a total change, Scrooge, is a great example of a new creation. The old is gone and the new is here. People will notice this change too. #Scrooge #Christmas #NewCreation

The Christmas Story as found in Luke 2 of the Bible. This is the story of the birth of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, Emmanuel God with us. Jesus came, born of the flesh to die to save us all from our sins. He came to do the will of the Father.
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The Christmas Story

I share with you the actual Christmas story about the birth of our Savior, Jesus Christ, that was told by Luke in the Gospel of Luke Chapter 2. #Christmas #ChristmasStory

The History of Christmas Lights - Holiday celebrants employ Christmas lights in various ways. Certain individuals may be content to hang lights on their Christmas trees and call their decorating complete. Others may get their holiday jollies by making sure each square inch of their home is covered in twinkling lights. Still, other people prefer the more subdued effect of lights framing one picture window of the house.
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The History of Christmas Lights

The History of Christmas Lights – Holiday celebrants employ Christmas lights in various ways. Certain individuals may be content to hang lights on their Christmas trees and call their decorating complete. Others may get their holiday jollies by making sure each square inch of their home is covered in twinkling lights. Still, other people prefer the more subdued effect of lights framing one picture window of the house.

The meaning of Ivy, Berries and the Wreath Printable
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Ivy Berries Wreath Meaning

Ivy Berries Wreath Meaning. A wreath is always popular during Christmas including wreaths with ivy and berries. Do you know what ivy, berries and wreath mean or symbolic of? Includes free printable version.

M&M Christmas Poem Jar
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M&M Christmas Poem Jars

Check out this creative idea for Christmas using M&M’s, a jar, decoration and a simple Christmas Poem to make A M&M Christmas Poem Jar. Just move the M to make a M, W, 3 and E. #ChristmasPoem #ChristmasPoemJars

The First Wrapped Gift
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The First Wrapped Gift

This blog post talks about the first wrapped gift and even what the best wrapped gift ever given. Merry Christmas! #WrappedGift

The Colors of Christmas
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The Colors of Christmas

The colors of Christmas are often taken for granted, and many celebrants are unaware of how these colors became symbols of the Christmas season and why they remain so to this day. There are many colors we see a lot during Christmas. So what are the colors of Christmas and what to they mean? #Christmas #ChristmasColors #ColorsofChristmas

Christmas Carol Spotlight: O Come All Ye Faithful - The history of and lyrics to "O Come, All Ye Faithful." #OComeAllYeFaithful
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Christmas Carol Spotlight: O Come All Ye Faithful

Christmas Carol Spotlight: O Come All Ye Faithful – The history of and lyrics to “O Come, All Ye Faithful.” #OComeAllYeFaithful

The History of Christmas Stockings
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The History of Christmas Stockings

The History of Christmas Stockings. The hanging of Christmas stockings is a tradition with an extensive history. Several legends attribute the hanging of stockings to different people or events. Here is a look at some of the stories that have made Christmas stockings so popular.

North Pole
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North Pole – Did you know?

North Pole – Did you know? While it might be synonymous with Santa Claus and cold weather, the North Pole is actually much warmer than the South Pole. #NorthPole #Christmas

The Christmas Story Using Candy - A fun and eatable way to share the Christmas Story by using candy and chocolates. #CandyChristmasStory
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The Christmas Story Using Candy

The Christmas Story Using Candy – A fun and eatable way to share the Christmas Story by using candy and chocolates. #CandyChristmasStory Includes A Free Printable Version.

Date of Christmas - December 25
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Date of Christmas – December 25 – Birthday of Jesus Christ

Date of Christmas: Do you know why we celebrate Christmas on December 25th? This blog post may help you with a brief statement of why and the Birth Date of Jesus Christ. #Christmas #DateofChristmas

Christmas Symbols - This is a list of Christmas Symbols that we know of and see around Christmas Time. #ChristmasSymbols
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Christmas Symbols

Christmas Symbols – This is a list of Christmas Symbols that we know of and see around Christmas Time. #ChristmasSymbols

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The Giving of Gifts as Part of Christmas

The Giving of Gifts as Part of Christmas – Part of Christmas is the giving of gifts and even receiving of gifts. Why do we give gifts as part of this Holiday tradition?

Santa letter-writing secrets - Although Santa Claus does a thorough job of making sure children's treats are delivered on the same night, sometimes he needs assistance with reading and responding to the thousands upon thousands of letters sent to him each year. That is why he often relies on an extensive list of helpers to handle much of his holiday correspondence.
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Santa letter-writing secrets

Santa letter-writing secrets – Although Santa Claus does a thorough job of making sure children’s treats are delivered on the same night, sometimes he needs assistance with reading and responding to the thousands upon thousands of letters sent to him each year. That is why he often relies on an extensive list of helpers to handle much of his holiday correspondence.

Christmas Carol Spotlight: O Christmas Tree - The history of and lyrics to "O Christmas Tree." ChristmasTree
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Christmas Carol Spotlight: O Christmas Tree

Christmas Carol Spotlight: O Christmas Tree – The history of and lyrics to “O Christmas Tree.” #ChristmasTree #OChristmasTree

The Legend of the Poinsettia Printable
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Legend of the Poinsettia

Do you know where the Poinsettia came from that we use for Christmas and in churches during Christmas? This may give you some insight on that. #Poinsettia #PoinsettiaLedgend #LedgendofthePoinsettia

Legend of the Candy Cane A Candy Makers Witness Printable
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Legend of the Candy Cane: A Candymaker’s Witness

Legend of the Candy Cane. Ever what the candy cane is symbolic of? What the colors mean and why it is shaped like the letter J and the shepherd’s staff. Now with a Printable Version! #CandyCane #CandyMakersWitness #Christmas

Upside-Down Christmas Tree - That's right you invert the Christmas Tree to where the tree top is on the floor, while the bottom of it is at the top.
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Upside-Down Christmas Tree

Upside-Down Christmas Tree – That’s right you invert the Christmas Tree to where the tree top is on the floor, while the bottom of it is at the top.

Hidden Meaning of the 12 Days of Christmas
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The Hidden Meaning of the 12 Days of Christmas (Free Printable)

Ever wonder what the hidden mean of the 12 days of Christmas mean? Then check out this blog post as I share what each day of the 12 days hidden meaning. I also share when the 12 Days of Christmas actually starts too. Plus a free printable version! #12DaysChristmas #Christmas

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5 Advent Candles & Their Meaning

5 Advent Candles & Their Meaning – I share about what the five different candles that are lit during Advent and what each mean. #AdventCandles

Christmas Acronym by Steve Patterson
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Christmas acronym

A Christmas acronym, Christmas Acrostic, Christmas Poem written by Steve Patterson. Includes a free printable version! #Christmas #ChristmasAcronym #ChristmasAcrostic #ChristmasPoem

Christmas Blog Post
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Christmas Blog Post

Christmas Blog Post – This is a list of Christmas and winter-related blog posts found on Courageous Christian Father. Christmas…

ABC's of Christmas Printable
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ABC’s of Christmas Free Printable

This is a copy of the ABC’s of Christmas that I found and wanted to share with my readers. I am unsure of who the author is. It takes each letter of the alphabet and gives a word that talks about Christmas. #ABCsChristmas #Christmas #Printable

Names of Santa
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70+ Names of Santa Claus From Across the World

Do you know the names of Santa in other countries. Did you know he dresses different and his physique is also different in other countries than what’s imaged in the US? #SantaClaus #Santa #Christmas

Christmas Carol Spotlight: We Wish You A Merry Christmas - The history of and lyrics to "We Wish You a Merry Christmas." #MerryChristmas
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Christmas Carol Spotlight: We Wish You A Merry Christmas

Christmas Carol Spotlight: We Wish You A Merry Christmas – The history of and lyrics to “We Wish You a Merry Christmas.” #MerryChristmas

Christmas Carol Spotlight: Silent Night - The history of and lyrics to "Silent Night." #SilentNight
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Christmas Carol Spotlight: Silent Night

Christmas Carol Spotlight: Silent Night – The history of and lyrics to “Silent Night.” #SilentNight

Christmas Carol Spotlight: O Holy Night - The history of and lyrics to "O Holy Night." #OHolyNight #HolyNight
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Christmas Carol Spotlight: O Holy Night

Christmas Carol Spotlight: O Holy Night – The history of and lyrics to “O Holy Night.” #OHolyNight #HolyNight

Simple ways to prolong the life of poinsettias - With proper care poinsettia plants can continue to thrive and bring warmth and beauty to a home long after the holiday decorations have been tucked away.
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Simple ways to prolong the life of poinsettias

Simple ways to prolong the life of poinsettias – With proper care poinsettia plants can continue to thrive and bring warmth and beauty to a home long after the holiday decorations have been tucked away. #poinsettias

Christmas Carol Spotlight: The First Noel - The history of and lyrics to "The First Noël." #FirstNoel #FirstNoël
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Christmas Carol Spotlight: The First Noel

Christmas Carol Spotlight: The First Noel – The history of and lyrics to “The First Noël.” #FirstNoel #FirstNoël

Billy Graham Library hosts annual Christmas celebration November 30–December 23, 2020. #Christmas #BillyGrahamLibrary #ChristmasattheLibrary
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Billy Graham Library hosts annual Christmas celebration

Billy Graham Library hosts annual Christmas celebration – Christmas at the Library has become an annual tradition for many. #Christmas #BillyGrahamLibrary #ChristmasattheLibrary

Turkey Tips Printable
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Turkey Tips That Save Time And Money (Free Printable)

Tips for preparing to cook your turkey for Thanksgiving. A good entertainment plan that saves time and money is something to be truly thankful for. With the right plan, all that cooks will need to do on Thanksgiving Day is put dishes into the oven and remove them when they are done. A few hints from professional chef Jim Coleman can help you save money while affording you more time to spend with your guests. Now with a free printable version! #Turkey #Thanksgiving #TurkeyTips #Recipe

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Advent Sunday

Advent Sunday – Advent occurs during the Christmas Season. It is celebrated in some churches.

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Former Atheist Makes the Case for Christmas; Bible Gateway Hosts Free Online Bible Study with Lee Strobel Starting November 30

Former Atheist Makes the Case for Christmas; Bible Gateway Hosts Free Online Bible Study with Lee Strobel Starting November 30 #BGBG2 #LeeStrobel #CaseForChristmas

The “Peanuts” specials will stream on Apple TV+, in addition to airing ad-free on PBS and PBS KIDS - “Peanuts” fans will have even more ways to watch Charlie Brown, Snoopy and the gang on their holiday adventures as Apple and PBS team up for special ad-free broadcasts of “A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving” and “A Charlie Brown Christmas.” To complement their release on Apple TV+ this holiday season. #Peanuts #Snoopy
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The “Peanuts” specials will stream on Apple TV+, in addition to airing ad-free on PBS and PBS KIDS

The “Peanuts” specials will stream on Apple TV+, in addition to airing ad-free on PBS and PBS KIDS – “Peanuts” fans will have even more ways to watch Charlie Brown, Snoopy and the gang on their holiday adventures as Apple and PBS team up for special ad-free broadcasts of “A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving” and “A Charlie Brown Christmas.” To complement their release on Apple TV+ this holiday season.

The holiday season is steeped in tradition. Baking is one tradition that comes with the holiday territory. These baking tips can lead to successful yields of cookies, cakes and other holiday treats. #HolidayBaking
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Holiday baking pointers

Holiday baking pointers – The holiday season is steeped in tradition. Baking is one tradition that comes with the holiday territory. These baking tips can lead to successful yields of cookies, cakes and other holiday treats. #HolidayBaking

Green Light on Porch
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My Porch Light is Green!

My porch light is green! I used a green LED light bulb to put on my front porch as part of Greenlight a vet. LED lights can help save money. Veterans Day! #GreenLightAVet #VeteransDay