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No Room for the Savior

“And she brought forth her firstborn son, and wrapped him in swaddling clothes, and laid him in a manger; because there was no room for them in the inn” (Luke 2:7). We often hear this verse around Christmastime, but how often do we consider what it means that there was no room in the inn? […]

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Gift of the Tongue

This article is based on the song of Zacharias, which is found in Luke 1:67–79.  It is estimated that the average person speaks about seven thousand words in a single day.1 Now imagine not being able to speak at all for a whole nine months. This would equal out to well over a million words […]

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Issue at Hand, December 2021

The month of December ushers in a season of the year that is precious to the believer because of its association with the birth of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. Though our celebration of Christmas during this month of the year is more representative of Christian tradition than a real knowledge of exactly when […]

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Reflections on G. F. Handel’s Messiah

Messiah: this age-old masterpiece was composed in 1741 in London, England. A brilliant musician and composer, George Frederic Handel completed his three-part oratorio in a mere twenty-four days. With words carefully selected from the entirety of the King James Version by English lyricist Charles Jennens, the story of our Savior was set to music. While […]

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We Will Have a King over Us

The desire for strong leadership has been a natural tendency for people throughout human history. The evidence of this is abundant in Scripture, which gives us the names of men like Lamech and Nimrod, who stood out as mighty men of renown in their day. Lamech was a proud murderer who raised three sons who […]

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One-Trillion-Dollar Coin

When I was a boy, I once (or twice!) played the game “Three Wishes” with my friends. The premise of the game was that any three wishes you had would come true exactly as you stated them. The limiting rules were that you could not hurt or kill anyone, you could not wish to live […]

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