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Fiction Friday: Christmas Stories

Fiction Friday: Christmas Stories

Gabriel’s Questions Gabriel must have scratched his head at this one. He wasn’t one to question his God-given missions. Sending fire and dividing seas were all in an eternity’s work for this angel. When God sent, Gabriel went. And when word got out that God was to become man, Gabriel was enthused. He could envision

Jesus, Born a Servant

  Editor’s note: As we celebrate the birth of Jesus at Christmas, enjoy these two short but powerful devotions on the beauty of the Incarnation from Eugene Peterson, beloved pastor and translator of the Message Bible. The 365-day devotional God’s Message for Each Day gathers Peterson’s best-loved, most powerful writing into a daily invitation to

Advent: Everlasting Father

  In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was with God in the beginning. Through Him all things were made; without Him nothing was made that has been made. — John 1:1-3 For to us a Child is born, to us a son is

The Incarnation Continues

  [My] labor pains for you… will continue until Christ is fully developed in your lives. — Galatians 4:19 NLT And so you’ve celebrated Christmas, the coming of Jesus to this world. And what a thing to celebrate! The entire pageant comes down to this: Jesus took on a genuine humanity. And of course, this

Jesus’ Birth – Knit Together in a Human Womb

And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us, and we beheld His glory, the glory as of the only begotten of the Father, full of grace and truth. For the law was given through Moses, but grace and truth came through Jesus Christ. No one has seen God at any time. The only begotten Son,

If We Can’t See God, Can We Know He Exists?

It is not uncommon for skeptics to suppose that Christians are irrational to believe in a God they cannot “see.” In reality, it is irrational for skeptics to suppose that what cannot be seen does not exist. First, Christians and skeptics alike recognize black holes, electrons, laws of logic, and the force of gravity despite

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