Tag Archives: Bethlehem

Mary, Joseph and the Inhospitable Relatives

Traveling at Christmas Traveling at Christmas takes guts and a good head for making plans, attributes my wife has in abundance. So we are traveling for Christmas. Driving as a matter of fact. We’ve rented a four wheel drive to … Continue reading

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Epiphany: Magi, Wisdom, and the Presence of God

[Today is Epiphany, which marks the revelation of God incarnate. For the western church this is celebrated by commemorating the visit of the Magi, the revelation of God in the flesh to the gentile nations. I thought it appropriate to … Continue reading

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Tales of the Magi

“So, you have made it home safely,” said the king. “Yes, Sire. It was a longer journey than we expected, but a journey I would not have missed for my very life,” said one of the king’s counselors. “Nor I,” … Continue reading

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Immanuel, God with Us

A happy and blessed Christmas to you all, Tim *** Isaiah 9:6-7 (ASV) For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given; and the government shall be upon his shoulder: and his name shall be called … Continue reading

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Christmas and Death – God’s blessed plan

In the months leading up to the birth of Jesus, angels paid relatively quiet visits to Zechariah, Mary and Joseph. On the night of Jesus’ birth, though, they could not contain themselves. The shepherds in the fields got an earful: … Continue reading

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Immanuel, God with Us

A happy and blessed Christmas to you all, Tim *** Isaiah 9:6-7 (ASV) For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given; and the government shall be upon his shoulder: and his name shall be called … Continue reading

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