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The Christmas Story, Revisited

by Greg Laurie on Dec 12, 2009

We have heard so many versions of the Christmas story that sometimes we don’t know where Scripture ends and where tradition begins. Frankly, if you only know a little about the birth of Jesus, it might be best for you to forget it and just start from scratch.

This story has been so sanitized and romanticized through the years that it has essentially been lost. There is a lot of tradition that has clouded the significance of this wonderful event.

This Sunday at Harvest, I want to try to clean some of the smudges off the glass and provide us a clearer look at what really happened on the first Christmas.

I hope you can join us for one of our services that take place at 7:45 A.M., 9:45 A.M., and 11:45 A.M., Pacific time. It will also be webcast live at

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You may want to check out my article at WorldNetDaily on Christmas. Click here to read it.

Also, here is a link to my weekend long-form devotional.


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