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Christmas is about everything new.

And there were shepherds living out in the fields nearby, keeping watch over their flocks at night. An angel of the Lord appeared to them, and the glory of the Lord shone around them, and they were terrified. But the angel said to them, "Do not be afraid. I bring you good news of great joy that will be for all the people. Today in the town of David a Savior has been born to you; he is the Messiah, the Lord. This will be a sign to you: You will find a baby wrapped in cloths and lying in a manger." (Luke 2:8-12)
Angles we have heard on High is a well know and favorite carol we hear each year at Christmas. It is a Tra­di­tion­al French car­ol  (Les Anges dans Nos Cam­pagnes). It was trans­lat­ed from French to Eng­lish by James Chad­wick and published in 1862 in the Crown of Je­sus.

We sing...
Come to Bethlehem and see 
Christ, whose birth the angels sing;
Come, adore on bended knee
Christ, the Lord, the new-born King.

Christmas is about everything new. New life, new beginnings, new order, new power, and a brand new and very unique Kingdom.

This new Kingdom would be just

Christmas [is] Changing the World

Whoever believes in me, as the Scripture has said, streams of living water will flow from within him." (John 7:38)
Amazing things are already happening this year as we celebrate the birth of Jesus. In case you haven't seen it yet, we just got a breathtaking video from Peru about a community that was transformed through the work of Advent Conspiracy and the LWI-Peru team. Only days old, it's so fresh from the Amazon it still has mosquito bites on it! (email from LWI)
Witness the story of a community that received safe water--for the first time--just DAYS ago, on the Upper Amazon in northern Peru.

The story of this Candoshi village represents the stories of hundreds of thousands of people around the world who have received clean water in the name of Jesus through Advent Conspiracy and Living Water International.

Here is a link to excellent last minute Christmas gift ideas or stocking stuffers.

Merry Christmas!

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