Protecting Jesus

Image by Pete Linforth from Pixabay As we have been taking a closer look at the Christmas story, we finished examining the dedication of baby Jesus at the Jerusalem Temple eight days after his birth. We will now fast-forward two years later and discuss the Magi and God’s plan to…

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The Dedication of Jesus

Image by Vickie McCarty from Pixabay We have been taking a closer look during this Christmas season at the Christmas story we hear every year. This season brings great meaning to our lives not just because of tradition or the Christmas story but because of what it tells us about…

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Shepherds Meet Jesus

Image by Ich wünsche allen eine besinnliche Advents- und from Pixabay We’ve been going through the Christmas story as the events happened in the Gospels of Luke and Matthew. We just discussed Jesus’ extraordinary birth and all that took place in the fullness of time. But what happened right after…

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Joseph’s Confirmation

Image by Jose Conejo Saenz from Pixabay This Christmas season I am taking an in-depth look at the Christmas story from the Gospel accounts. I have found over the years in ministry that many people have disconnects on why the Gospel writers included what they did in the Christmas narrative.…

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Jesus’ Birth Foretold

Image by Gary Guillon from Pixabay This Christmas season I want to expand on the meaning of Christmas. It’s all too noticed among Christians that secularism and pluralism combined to redefine Christmas as the “Holiday Season,” “Winter Break,” and other euphemisms to avoid using Christmas. So this Christmas season I’m…

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