Tag Archives: Immanuel

The Irony of Jesus’ Birth

[Archived post.] The visit of the Magi occurred after Jesus’ birth, but it points to the significance of God’s promise centuries before that he would one day dwell among his people and be Immanuel, God with us. Therefore the Lord … Continue reading

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The Real War on Christmas Is the War Within the Church

[From the archives.] The clerk at the grocery store said, “Have a happy holiday.” Her inclusive greeting didn’t affect my ability to celebrate the birth of Jesus. The next store I went to had shelves of Christmas lights, Hanukah cards and … Continue reading

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Resisting Evil: The Incarnation and the Iconoclast

[Today’s guest post from Allison Quient is a follow up to Resisting Evil: Pt. 1 “Forgiveness” Versus Stepping Out in Faith. This second part of her series is particularly timely as we move into Advent, the season we celebrate the anticipation … Continue reading

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Topless Women in Paris and the Scandal in Being a Woman of God

Topless women are roaming the streets of Paris. Here’s what NPR had to say: Sometimes, less is more. That’s certainly the thinking of the Ukrainian feminist movement Femen, best known for its bare-breasted protests in its home country. Now it has … Continue reading

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