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The Birth of Joy

“When they saw the star, they were filled with joy!” Matthew 2:10 New Living Translation   Here’s to ubiquitous joy and unquenchable peace! The hurried dash to Bethlehem to register for the census would hardly have been labeled as joyous. Not with the baby already considered illegitimate by many.  And the overwhelming crowds and “No […]

Christmas and the cross are inseparable

Christmas … Not a Grudge

  God made Christmas available. Our sins made it necessary. That’s the reality of Christmas that few celebrate. Even Christians don’t really get around to acknowledging the ‘why’ of the Virgin Birth until Good Friday. It’s the dark side of the holidays, if you will. We prefer to wrap ourselves in the lights, the beauty […]