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Matney Woodard

Christian Stories, Songs and Sermons

A poem based on the Animal Parable Bible story, Kirsi, The Little Lost Lamb.

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Every Christmas we celebrate the greatest gift ever given, Jesus, God's only Son. In his third children's story, Boris gets so caught up in all the holiday excitement that he forgets to get a Christmas gift for his parents. Noel, an angel, helps him understand that the best Christmas gift is always love. A very special Christmas play based on the Boris Kitty story of the same name.

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Boris teaches a young squirrel the joy of Christmas and proves once again just how much God loves us. A Christmas story for kids of all ages that reminds us that if we believe, there is nothing God can't do.

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Every Christmas we celebrate the greatest gift ever given, Jesus, God's only Son. In his third children's story, Boris gets so caught up in all the holiday excitement that he forgets to get a Christmas gift for his parents. Noel, an angel, helps him understand that the best Christmas gift is always love. A very special Christmas story for kids of all ages.

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The Three Camels – Christmas Play

Posted by Harrison on September 14, 2011
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An adaptation of The Three Camels, a Christmas story about the three wise men and their camels: Erin, Nina, and Penda. The camels asked God to send them on a great adventure and boy did He ever! A perfect Christian Christmas or Epiphany play for kids.

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This Bible devotion is intended to be used with the children's Christmas story, Kirsi, The Little Lost Lamb. Kirsi was only a little lamb who desperately wanted to see baby Jesus. Facing friend and foe, she makes her way to Bethlehem and discovers that finally seeing Jesus was well worth the journey.

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Luke records in his Gospel the story of the shepherds visiting Jesus in a manger. This Christmas story is based on that meeting. Kirsi was only a little lamb who desperately wanted to see baby Jesus. Facing friend and foe, she makes her way to Bethlehem and discovers that finally seeing Jesus was well worth the journey.

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This story is based on the angel's announcement to the shepherds of the birth of God's son, Jesus in Bethlehem. After the shepherds heard the good news, they immediately ran to see the Nativity for themselves.

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This story is based on the angel Gabriel's announcement to Mary of the birth of God's son, Jesus. Mary, a simple virgin from Nazareth, had enough faith to trust God's Word and be the mother to the world's Savior.

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The Search For Christ

Posted by Harrison on July 7, 2011
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The Search For Christ

Sermon Notes of
Reverend Harvey Alford Matney
(1868 – 1951)
December 24, 1911 – Chappell Hill, Texas

Introduction

One of my favorite Christmas stories is the story of the wise men that came to worship Jesus. I always wondered about how these men were so moved to travel across the continent to search out a little child. They had a star as their guide we are told in the Bible. They obviously had divine wisdom or had studied the Word. How else could they have known Jesus was “King of the Jews?”

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