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The sermon title is Epiphany and we begin with the visit of the Wise Men in Matthew 2. The sermon deals with the Messiah the Jews were expecting versus the one that God sent. In a manger in Bethlehem seemed … Continue reading
We celebrate Epiphany in January to mark the fact that it took the wise men some time – a considerable amount of time – to reach Jesus and finally worship him. The shepherds looked for Jesus, found him, and immediately … Continue reading
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Discovering Something of Value
Epiphany sermon from January 5th. Sorry this post is a week late.
January 6th, the traditional date for celebrating Epiphany, falls on the first Sunday in January this year, a date that many Christians have been observing more recently. The Christian celebration of Epiphany marks the wise men (Magi) finding Jesus and … Continue reading
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Epiphany is about discovery and celebrates finding something worth finding. It is the 12th day of Christmas and honors the wise men who came from afar, bringing gifts and worshiping the child Jesus.
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Rethinking the Wise Men
Published in The Calhoun Times Saturday December 5th. Last week we took a look at Christmas Card theology and compared popular notions about angels to what is recorded in scripture. We decided the heavenly host looks more like an army … Continue reading
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