Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Merry Christmas from the Duggars

What does a Duggar-sized Christmas card look like? All 28 of the Duggars (Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar and their 19 kids, Grandma Duggar, Anna Duggar, Derick Dillard, Ben Seewald, and Josh and Anna's three kids) are featured on the family's 2014 Christmas card.

Next year, the Duggars' Christmas card will be even bigger, as they will add at least two more grandchildren to their brood. Jill and Derick Dillard are expecting a son in March, and Anna Duggar is 11 weeks pregnant with her fourth child. Jessa Duggar married Ben Seewald on November 1st, and if the newlyweds follow in the footsteps of Jessa's married siblings, another Duggar baby announcement will be made soon.

Duggar Family Christmas Card 2014

52 comments:

  1. Where is this 'card' from? Is it an actual Christmas card that Lily and Ellie got in the mail? Is it an email card? Or is it posted on social media somewhere? It is a lovely card for sure! Merry Christmas to the whole Duggar Clan from anonymous!

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  2. The Duggars all have such wonderful smiles! :)

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  3. I've seen some pretty nice Christmas Cards, but I've never seen one that's as amazing and beautiful like this one.
    Can't wait for next year to see how much bigger the Duggar Family will be.

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  4. Wishing the Duggar family a very Merry Christmas. May peace be with you all....
    (Aussie mum)

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  5. Such a beautiful card - beautiful family! I admire them so much. May God bless them as they continue living a Christian testimony.

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  6. Such a beautiful family and a great example for others. Absolutely love the duggars!!

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  7. Wonderful Family, i wish them Merry Christmas and a happy new yea!

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  8. So cute! Merry Christmas, Duggars!

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  9. dear Lily and Ellie do you know anything about the joy concert that Josh and Anna went to last night with the kids at Mclean Bible Church? If so can you make a post about it?

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  10. Absolutely love the duggars! May God bless them this holiday season

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  11. This is a beautiful picture of their family. I love the Duggars. The only thing is Jesus wasn't born on December 25th or even in December. Shepherds were in the fields watching their flocks by night, and were visited by angles. The angles gave a major birth announcement of the messiah whom they were to go see in the manger. The shepherds didn't bring their sheep out in the cold winter weather. They stopped taking their sheep outside after the fall harvest. Jesus...also known as Yeshua (His real name) was probably born during the feast of Tabernacles/Sukkot in the fall. This year that happened in October. All the trappings of Christmas have absolutely nothing to do with the birth of Jesus/Yeshua. The magi weren't at his birth...as scripture states they visited the messiah in a house when He was around two years old.

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    1. We know that, but it's so fun to celebrate in December! :)

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  12. Jana looks like she has been added in with Photoshop

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  13. Josh said that Anna is due in June not July. They filmed the announcement right before Thanksgiving.

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  14. Merry Christmas Duggar family from Indiana. Love your show and can't wait for the new season.

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  15. Can't wait for Jessa and Ben to start having kids!!

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  16. I know,i think she is already prego!!!!!!!just my thought:) Merry Christmas Everyone:) <3<3<3<3<3<3

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  17. Hi From Abbotsford BC!!!
    MERRY CHRISTMAS!! I hope you will have a GREAT Christmas, the card is wonderful! Leave Jana alone, she looks like she is apart of her family, THEY LOVE HER, she is a giver, so that is why Jana is always being filmed doing for others, because she loves doing it!!! If you watched the show since 17 kids, then you would of know that, and she has always been like that from the start!!!!!! I just hope you will always know that you have a Fan for life in Abbotsford BC, and that I love the spirit you bring to the world!!!!!!!

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  18. Ben and jessa
    should name their first child
    samual Bruce
    Duggar
    i think if it's a boy

    if its a girl
    connie
    Marie duggar
    i think they should name it

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    1. Their kids' last names will probably be Seewald. :)

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  19. Must be very merry Xmas for Duggars! Two more grandkids are coming, and for sure Jessa won't be far behind. Even if it takes her 3-4 months to get pregnant, she will still have a baby by next Xmas!

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  20. @Annoymous
    The whole family is photoshopped in!
    Great Christmas card anyway!!!

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  21. Beautiful family!! Love the card!! Merry Christmas and happy new year Duggars!! May God bless you now and always!!

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  22. Lovely card from a wonderful family. Wishing a very Merry Christmas to the Duggar family, friends and fans.

    Blessings

    Cheryl

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  23. Beautiful family! Love the card. Merry Christmas Duggars, Merry Christmas Josh & Anna, MERRY Christmas Jill & Derick! and Merry Christmas Jessa & Ben!

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  24. Merry Christmas Lily & Ellie

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  25. @BethI feel the same way, Beth! This family is such an amazing example to all of us.

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  26. So what that Jesus wasn't born on December 25th? That is a date that the POPE chose, after prayer with the Holy Spirit for inspiration for all Christians to collectively come together all over the world to celebrate that event...an event which we know did take place. That date was chosen to sway attention away from the pagen winter solstice on December 21st. It was decided to help pagans turn to Christianity...nothing improper about celebrating together as a whole. ...strength in numbers.

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  27. Adorable card!!! Merry Christmas Lilly and Ellie!

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  28. Anonymous #12, Jesus' birth date is unknown weather its in January or May! Estimated date is December 25 or sometime in December!

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    1. Untrue. Jesus as born in October. Died at 33.5 years old in April...think about it.

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  29. I left a message but forgot to leave a name it was about the energy you give to your children xx plus forgot to mention I love the idea of courtship x

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  30. There should be a comma before the word "Jesus".

    Grammar is next to godliness!

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  31. "Jessa Duggar married Ben Seewald on November 1st, and if the newlyweds follow in the footsteps of Jessa's married siblings, another Duggar baby announcement will be made soon. "

    Man...what pressure on a very young couple. What if they have problems? I wouldn't want that scrutiny on my marriage or fertility.

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  32. May your Christmas be the merriest ever. You are a blessing to so many of us. May your blessings abound this year and always.

    A grateful great-grandma who is teaching the little ones about courting and saving their first kiss for their weddings.

    Miriam

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  33. There are historical and biblical records of Zechariah's (John the Baptist daddy) service in the temple. Luke chapter 1---v.8-11 says: So it was that while he was serving as priest before God in the order of his division, 9 according to the custom of the priesthood, his lot fell to burn incense when he went into the temple of the Lord. 10 And the whole multitude of the people was praying outside at the hour of incense. 11 Then an angel of the Lord appeared to him, standing on the right side of the altar of incense." The honor of burning incense in the temple happened once in a priest's lifetime. Once he fulfilled this obligation he was no longer eligible to perform this duty.
    During his service an angel told him he would be a father, and that he would call his son John.
    Zechariah served in the temple during the feast of Shavuot (this year that fell on June 7th). You can do a search in the Old Testament to find verses which point to when his priestly linage service fell. So now that we know around the time Elizabeth conceived John we can figure out the time Jesus/Yeshua was born.
    In Luke chapter 1:26-33, Elizabeth is six months pregnant with John the Baptist. During this time the angel Gabriel visits Mary and announces that she would give birth to the messiah. This visit from the angel fell in December/January. Mary received news she would conceive the Son of God. If you look nine months from the conception of Jesus/Yeshua, He would have been born during the feast of Tabernacles/Sukkot, which falls during September/October. So if we want to remember His birth we should do so during the Feast of Tabernacles.

    14 And the Word became flesh and dwelt (tabernacled) among us, and we beheld His glory, the glory as of the only begotten of the Father, full of grace and truth." John 1:14
    Don't you find it interesting that the Son of God was born in a manger. He was born in a temporary dwelling...the most humble of beginnings. During the Feast of Sukkot/Tabernacles people dwell in sukkah's, which are temporary dwellings. The feast days of the Bible are not just for Jewish believers but for everyone. Jesus/Yeshua kept His Fathers appointed feast dates. He did not keep man made traditions like Christmas.

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  34. Jesus/Yeshua kept His Fathers appointed feast dates. He did not keep man made traditions like Christmas. Its truly fascinating that He was born during the Feast of Tabernacles/Sukkot and died during the Feast of Passover.

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  35. Absolutely love the card!!!!!!!!! Beautiful family:) Merry Christmas and Happy New Year Duggars, Dillards, and Seewalds!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  36. 22 Now it was the Feast of Dedication in Jerusalem, and it was winter. 23 And Jesus walked in the temple, in Solomon’s porch." John 10:22-23 The Feast of Dedication is Hanukkah, which commemorates the re-dedication of the Temple in 165 BC by the Maccabees after its desecration by the Syrians. It is marked by the kindling of lights.

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  37. when we grew up and got married and left home to begin our own households, we made and sent our own Christmas cards as adults. Our parents didn't keep including the grown children on their cards. I considered it a wonderful, special, and grown up privelege to finally be able and grown up enough to do my own cards.

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  38. To go along with anonymous #12. In the Bible Jesus said to Commemorate his death and not his Birthday. The Christmas Holiday is a Page celebration! Also it is lying telling your kids that Santa Claus is bringing you presents and that is one of God's commandment, thou shall not lie. Nice picture of the Duggar family but if they know the Bible they should know Dec 25 is not even close to Jesus Birthday.

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  39. Christmas is NOT a pagan holiday. The winter solstice is the pagan holiday when the Druids worshipped the evergreen for it did not turn brown during the winter; as they didn't understand why that occurred. Astrologically, Dec 21st is the "shortest day of daylight" in the year. Christmas has nothing to do with that.... it was an added on commemoration of the birth of Jesus to draw attention away from pagan practices. The actual date of Christ's birth isn't known, whether it be in the Spring, Winter, or whenever. It is a date chosen for all Christians to come together to commemorate this event in unison. The gift giving is taken from the wise men who gave the Christ-child gifts of gold, frankenscents and muhrr. I do agree that the gift giving of today has gone way out of control and shouldn't be the focus of the holiday but connected to it because of this biblical act.

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  40. Jesus is the reason for the Season. People need to just agree to disagree and move on.

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  41. Merry Christmas to the Duggars! And a very Happy New Year! God bless you in the new year!

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  42. One man esteemeth one day above another: another esteemeth every day alike. Let every man be fully persuaded in his own mind. He that regardeth the day regardeth it unto the Lord...
    Romans 14:5&6. So wheather you choose to celebrate Christ's birth on Dec. 25th or every day ... I wish you all a blessed Christmas!

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  43. I wonder if Ben and Jessa feel a lot of pressure about immediately having children. If for some reason, one of the Duggars actually CAN'T have kids, I hope he or she will not feel like a total failure. Children are a wonderful blessing, but are not the only wonderful or good thing in life.

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  44. @James Mason

    Seeing as both Jessa and Anna are pregnant, hopefully two healthy babies/toddlers

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