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Read Books for Your Heart in 2019

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Read Books for Your Heart in 2019

These are the books in my current stack of reading material. There’s a story with each one and why that book is on my nightstand, as it were. But I won’t bore you with that, as probably no one is interested in all of them, and I’m happy to tell you why the one or two you might be interested in is in this stack, if you ask me. I want to encourage you, as we begin to prepare for a new year with the typical yearend review and new year resolutions, is to read heart-changing books in 2019. I don’t mean read sappy stuff that tugs at your heart. I mean substantive books that don’t just give you information, but lead to transformation. Books that impact the heart

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Peace To End All Wars: What Christ’s Birth Has Done and Will Do

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Peace To End All Wars: What Christ’s Birth Has Done and Will Do

There is a story from WWI that reminds us that in the worst of times, there’s still hope. Nearing the end of December 1914, 5 months after WWI began, British soldiers heard their German foes singing Christmas Carols after a day of fighting.

In the dark, huddled in their cold trenches, the British soldiers wondered what to make of this. But soon, they joined in, singing well-known and well-loved Christmas carols. And so, through Christmas Eve, the two warring armies celebrated the birth of their Messiah. ...

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Christmas is about Resurrection

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Christmas is about Resurrection

Christmas is an easy holiday to hijack.  Just look around.  This time of year there is as much that has nothing to do with Jesus as there is that does.  But we keep our own heads with sayings like “Jesus is the reason for the season.”  We should never neglect to consider, however, what is the reason for Jesus. ...

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