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Tonight we will begin our traditional Advent Readings each evening as a family… including the entire traditional Christmas Story, which we read also on Christmas morning.

Our previous version of printed cards is several years old and was awkward to store, so I have redone all the cards to re-hang this year and thought I’d share them with you!

Do you have an Advent tradition in your family?

If you don’t, would you consider reading these prophecies with us?

{I would LOVE for you to leave a comment and let me know if you’re using this printable!} 

Here is a FREE download to cut apart and use however works for your family.

Right Click and SAVE LINK AS and you can download to print! [this is a 5 page PDF]

A few suggestions would be to print on card-stock and glue them to decorative paper or have your children decorate the back…

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these Christmas number papers were in a paper-pack from the craft store….

…punch a hole in 1 corner and attach to a binder ring, trim just a bit on the ends and they will fit in a 3×5 card organizer, use small clips to hang on a twigs gathered in a vase (similar to creating a Jesse Tree*), or make a banner and decorate a wall with them!

* Isaiah 11:1 – And there shall come forth a rod out of the stem of Jesse, and a Branch shall grow out of his roots: A Jesse Tree is often a few twigs tied together, a banner, an actual Christmas tree, or some other item on which you hang special ornaments or cards with Scripture Reading to learn about Jesus in the O.T. and read His story.

these are decorated mini-clothes pins already strung on twine...found at my local dollar-tree store

these are decorated mini-clothes pins already strung on twine…found at my local dollar-tree store

However you use them after printing them, my prayer is that reading these prophecies and their fulfillment as well as discussing the traditional Christmas Story will spark conversations with your family about Jesus, and possibly bring your children to want to know HIM personally if they do not already.

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These are designed for family use, but please feel free to print an extra copy to use in your church’s childrens’ programs, perhaps directing other parents to my site for their own download? Thank you!

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the original series: posted 5 years ago!

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