The Gospel of Christmas Text: Luke 2:1-20 Luke’s picture of the birth of Jesus is a study in opposites. On the one hand it is a glorious announcement about the…

The Meaning of the Magnificat Text: Luke 1:46-55 And Mary said: “My soul magnifies the Lord, And my spirit has rejoiced in God my Savior. For He has regarded the…

It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Advent As some of you have learned, my wife is a real stickler about not playing Christmas music before Thanksgiving. As it happens,…

The Glory in the Manger Text: Luke 2:1-20 And it came to pass in those days, that there went out a decree from Caesar Augustus that all the world should…

Should You Teach Your Children To “Believe In” Santa Claus? By December 14th, we are all knee-deep in the holly jollies. We don’t get real snow here in Florida, but…

The Reign of the Branch Text: Isaiah 11:1-10 There shall come forth a Rod from the stem of Jesse, And a Branch shall grow out of his roots. The Spirit…

In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was in the beginning with God. All things were made through Him,…

John Donne is a celebrated English poet. Most of us know about him from school, but he was also a priest in the Church of England. He wrote many religious…

Text: Micah 4:6-5:5 “In that day,” says the Lord, “I will assemble the lame, I will gather the outcast And those whom I have afflicted; I will make the lame a…

Text: Luke 3:1-6 Now in the fifteenth year of the reign of Tiberius Caesar, Pontius Pilate being governor of Judea, Herod being tetrarch of Galilee, his brother Philip tetrarch of…

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