Monday, December 11, 2017

πŸ”” Christmas Bell's are Ringing πŸ””

 Ding Dong πŸ”” Ding Dong πŸ”” Christmas Bell's are ringing 


"There's a song in the air! There's a star in the sky! There's a mother's deep prayer
and a baby's low cry! And the star rains its fire while the beautiful sing,
for the manger of Bethlehem cradles a King!
First stanza from the hymn
~ There's a song in the air ~


One cannot help but sing with a joyful heart this Christmas season
when we are reminded of God's love as we prepare 
in celebration of His Son, our Savior and Lord.
I pray there is a song in your heart because you know of the Savior,
 our gracious King, our long expected Jesus, born to set Thy people free.
He is the Hope of all the earth and Joy of every longing heart.


It was a silent night, a holy night, when all was calm and all was bright.
Picture this beauty...
In the manger of Bethlehem which cradles our gracious King,
lies a Holy Infant, so tender and mild, sleeping in heavenly peace while
surrounded by Shepherds who traveled afar
and angels singing sweetly over the plains...
Glory to the newborn King!
God, give us ears to hear the song of angels from afar,
and let them speak to us of hope and faith and love.
Nestled in His cradle is our Savior and our King!
Behold Him, adore Him, worship Him, Christ the newborn King!


"For we have seen His star in the East
and have come to worship Him."
~ Matthew 2:2 ~
All men can behold the Christmas star and come to a humble place
of His birth to gather on bended knee at the side of His manger bed.
God, in sending a Savior into the world,
opened salvation to all the world.
Jesus was born for all!
"For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Savior,
which is Christ the Lord."
~ Luke 2:11 ~
Jesus came to offer the free gift of Gods love to all
to everyone ~ to you.
"For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son,
that whoever believes in Him should not perish
but have everlasting life.
For God did not send His Son into he world to condemn the world,
but that the world through Him might be saved."
~ John 3:16-17 ~


"Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace, goodwill toward men."
~ Luke 2:14 ~
Jesus' birth, death, and resurrection took place so we can possess peace
amid the storms of life.
In our times of doubt, He reassures of His presence in our lives;
and in our times of distrust, He encourages us to lean on Him
and experience His power and strength.
When the troubles of life threaten our spiritual well-being,
He comes to still the storms and bring true and lasting peace.
This time of year it seems as if you run into people more often than not
who are struggling in some way or another.
Extend to them compassion and share the good news of the love of God.
Tell them of the babe born in a stable on that first Christmas long ago;
and the beauty and promise of that silent, holy night.

God's blessings to you!
~ Debbie ~


Mrs.T said...

Amen! This is a wonderful reminder to share the good news with others who may be hurting this Christmas season. Thank you for taking the time to share this.

kitty@ Kitty's Kozy Kitchen said...

What a beautiful and timely post, dearest Debbie. Sharing the good news of Jesus in our lives is such an important reminder. Thank you for your wonderful post! Love and blessings to you....

Alessandra said...

Thanks a lot for the beautiful post and for the sweet comment You left me

Denise McGrand said...

What a beautiful blog full of truth and light thankyou so much

Lauren @ My Wonderfully Made said...

Indeed HE is the ONLY one who can bring lasting peace. So grateful for the Savior and that my security and identity are not found in 'things' or other people but in HIM. Praise be to God for His indescribable Gift!

Ruth Hiebert said...

Wonderful,well written post.It's all to easy to get caught up in the buying of gifts and preparing of food and forget about the real meaning of Christmas. Thank you for drawing us all back to the manger and to King Jesus Himself.

Chas' Crazy Creations said...

Beautiful Debbie :) Thank you for sharing.

maria's cottage said...

Oh Debbie...I just love this time of year! :)

hobbyloes said...

Wonderful post Debbie, last Sunday was the 2nd advent and we are expecting Him!

Sue said...

OH! what a wonderful message of hope you have shared, Debbie. Thank you for putting the true meaning of Christmas in perspective. I personally believe that this message gets misplaced with all the shopping, decorating,and social events during this time of year.
Thank you for visiting me and for your sweet and kind thoughts.

Stephanie said...

Ah, what a beautiful post. The words you shared certainly cause one to stop and ponder the joy and blessing of Jesus' birth. We are so blessed to have such a precious and loving Savior.

Thank you for this sweet, sweet post. Enjoy your day! Love you!

Daniela said...

Dearest Debbie
I feel so blessed by your friendship, you're such a precious friend!
Your posts are always so inspiring and filled with Love and Joy and always put me in high spirits, I'm sincerely grateful that our paths one day crossed themselves!

Wishing you and your family the Merriest and Brightest Christmas ever, and may the Birth of our Savior bless our whole world.

With much love


Laura Lane said...

Hello Debbie,
You've written a very beautiful post. You are so right about sharing kindness with others. I know that there are folks we see each time we go out who may not have heard a kind word that day. I want to be part of spreading the love of Jesus movement that was begun that starry night long long ago.
Happy Christmas time to you dearie!
Laura Lane
Harvest Lane Cottage
Carthage, Missouri

AnnMarie aka Vintage Junkie aka NaNa said...

Beautiful! Blessings to you....Merry Christmas!

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Melanie said...

Beautiful post, Debbie! What a glorious time of the year! So glad to reconnect with you again. I've been absent from the blogging world for so long! Have a blessed day.

Debby Ray said...

Yes...and AMEN! What a wonderful post filled with joy, hope, peace and love! Oh, there is nothing like the sweet lyrics of those Christmas carols from long ago as they bring the sweet message of Christmas. You are correct, my is up to us to share that Good News!

Linda Walker said...

Hi Debbie,
Yes! I love the hymns and carols that we hear so much during the holiday season. last weekend we went to NYC to Radio City Music Hall and saw the Christmas show and the live nativity was beautiful! I had chills....wonderful post my friend! xx

Sheryl S. said...

Beautiful post and message, makes you stop and think what Christmas is all about.

Roosterhead Designs said...

Wishing you a very Merry Christmas and peaceful holiday season Debbie~ I thank you for the blog post; such a beautiful tribute to our blessed Lord and Savior! Hugs to you~ Karen O

Celestina Marie said...

Dearest Debbie, Such a beautiful and meaningful post for this time of year that carries us long into the next. Your tribute to the birth of our Lord is the message that all need to know, hear, and fall in love with!! Thank you for sharing your heart in all your posts. Your words are a blessing to so many.

Thank you for stopping by my once a month blog post. I so appreciate you taking the time to visit and leave such a sweet comment. Your encouragement blesses my heart. Wishing you and your dear family a very Merry Christmas.
Love xo

Brenda said...

Beautiful words Debbie,
it is lovely to hear of our Lord Jesus Christ at Christmas time, as many appear to be blocking Him out and making it very secular.

Pamela M. Steiner said...

Thank you for sharing the age-old, but ever new story of Christ's birth! Thank you for your heart felt warm Christmas wishes. My prayer is for you and your family to be blessed with joy and good health and many happy memories at this Christmas.

Teri said...

Dear Sweet Debbie ... Such a beautiful posting. Wishing you and your family a Merry Christmas and a Blessed New Year. Homespun Hugs ♥ Teri

Regina said...

Merry Christmas sweet Debbie!

Jazzmin said...

Dearest Debbie, thank you so much for the refreshment to my heart, soul, and the blessing of this most beautiful post! How I feel the joy and love of Christ am how it blessed me♥♥ These verses, thoughts, and that amazing picture bring such peace and joy.
I thank you so much for your truly kind comment and words on my snow post recently- I think of and pray for you often and will include in that a prayer that you and your dear family would enjoy a white Christmas!!☺

Thank you also for your loving wishes, I pray you and your family have a very joyous and merry Christmas together and blessed start to the new year!
Many hugs to you,

Conniecrafter said...

So true, so hard not to be over joyed at the most precious gift we have been given!!!
Wishing you a very blessed Christmas!

Margie said...

Thank you for this lovely post on the reason for the season. Merry Christmas, Debbie!

doodles n daydreams said...

A lovely post Debbie. Wishing you a happy and blessed Christmas and wonderful times in 2018.


Sylvia said...

A Beautiful post to remind us of God's Love for us!
Have a very Happy New Year, Debbie!

Annesphamily said...

Catching up here and thinking about our tea last Fall in Georgetown. I am hopeful one day we can meet again like that and enjoy a few hours of chatting and sipping tea.

I wish you a beautiful New Year in 2018 and hope everything that needs to come together will. Many blessings to all of you.

God's goodness and love is all around us.

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