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Feats Don’t Fail Me Now

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When Mary and Joseph end up in Egypt, the wonder of a miraculous birth gives way to the brutal realities into which their baby is born. If we don’t talk about tragedy and loss at church, we cheat ourselves of the help and hope our faith offers to get us through these days. The truth of the Christmas story teaches us how to carry broken hearts and hold life together. It’s God’s message of love found in Jesus that offers us hope for every day. The Christmas story doesn’t take away the possibility of a broken heart, it takes it on. God’s love redeems, lifts us up and carries us all the days of life. Joy to the world, God is with us.

Sermon title from Little Feat, 1974 song title, for sermon titles from classic songs series. The songs are ” Lo, How a Rose E’er Blooming,” “O Come, All Ye Faithful,” “Hark! the Herald Angels Sing!” and “What Child is This?” The sermon, service and this week’s tweets reference Katherine Paterson, Bayler, Josiah G. Holland, and Karoline Lewis.

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Jan 1, 2017 Feats Don’t Fail Me Now Listen Download