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What’s Necessary This Christmas

What’s Necessary This Christmas

When the cares of my heart are many, your consolations cheer my soul. —Psalm 94:19 ESV Every December, I get a sudden urge to be festively busy. I suddenly feel like if I’m not baking cookies, planning events, doing holiday crafts, or decorating — well, everything — then my kids will struggle to have a


Discovering Jesus in Old Testament Proverbs

The book of Proverbs is the Old Testament’s Twitter. After some introductory chapters that present wisdom’s beauty, benefits, and beckonings, we encounter hundreds and hundreds of Tweets – short, pithy, and memorable statements and observations that communicate the most profound theological and practical truths. But can Jesus be found in these Tweets? It wasn’t immediately obvious to me, and it wasn’t