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Epiphany

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

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Epiphany

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.

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Epiphany

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

Note: Services were cancelled due to weather concerns, but the Epiphany sermon would have sounded something like this. Epiphany is the celebration of finding something worth finding. It follows Christmastide on January 6th (back when December 25th was the beginning of the … Continue reading

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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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