Category Archives: Christmas

Do the Magi Belong in Manger Scenes?

When King Herod heard this he was disturbed, and all Jerusalem with him. –  Matthew 2:3 It seems every Christmas there is a myth buster who will tell us that 3 figures in our manger scenes do not belong there. … Continue reading

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Humiliation at Christmas

They all condemned him as worthy of death. Then some began to spit at him; they blindfolded him, struck him with their fists, and said, “Prophesy!” And the guards took him and beat him. Mark 14:64-65 As we enter Advent, I’ve … Continue reading

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Jesus and Black Friday

For everything in the world—the lust of the flesh, the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life—comes not from the Father but from the world. 1 John 2:16 Many retailers will open their doors this Friday at midnight, … Continue reading

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