Nativity of Christ
Judas Iscariot’s betrayal alerts us to the fact that no one is exempt from the possibility of betraying Jesus. As the disciples sat together with Jesus at the last supper, Jesus made an announcement: “Behold,
Missionaries, like other servants of God, face the temptation of discouragement. Some things that contribute to discouragement include working among an unresponsive or hostile people group; frequent ministry trips away from spouses and family; trying
Luke 1:26-42 is a very interesting account of a women who willingly rendered herself to God’s service, to God’s plan, to God’s program, and to God’s proposal. It challenges me when I read Mary’s humble response to
The birth of our Lord took place at the time and place predicted by the prophets (Gen. 49:10; Isa. 7:14; Jer. 31:15; Micah 5:2; “Hag. 2:6-9; Dan. 9:24, 25). Joseph and Mary were providentially” “led to go up to Bethlehem at this period, and there Christ was” “born (Matt. 2:1, 6; Luke 2:1, 7). The exact year or month or day” “of his birth cannot, however, now be exactly ascertained. We” “know, however, that it took place in the “fulness of the time” “(Gal. 4:4), i.e., at the fittest time in the world’s history.” Chronologists are now generally agreed that the year 4 before “the Christian era was the year of Christ’s nativity, and” consequently that he was about four years old in the year 1 A.D.
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