Monthly Archives: December 2021

Joy to the World!

Joy to the world? But there are viruses, fighting, work challenges, illness, and death. Can you really sing “Joy to the World”? When you look at Psalm 98 on which it is based, the answer is, “Yes!” Sing! Look back … Continue reading

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O Little Town of Bethlehem

We sing “O little town of Bethlehem.” Little is not just a sentimental description. Bethlehem was an insignificant town. But Micah’s prophesy (5:2) echoed through the years to be recalled by the priests almost seven centuries later. Trust the humble … Continue reading

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A Strange Banner

Why was a banner, a flag so important in warfare before modern means of communication were available? The flag let the soldiers know where the king or the general was. You followed the flag into battle. Joseph had to travel … Continue reading

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The Promise of the Messiah

While there is no command in Scripture to celebrate the birth of Christ at a particular time of year, the event is certainly something that God’s people should celebrate. And it provides an opportunity to remind ourselves how the entire … Continue reading

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