Tag: Nativity

Christmas Devotion (Day 5 – μονογενής)

“The wonder of this moment can only be matched by the gravity of its implications. Only Jesus Christ could bridge the gap between man’s sinfulness and God’s holiness. Only he could mediate eternally between God and man. He is the only one. He is the μονογενής.”

Christmas Devotion (Day 4 – δόξα)

Christmas Devotion Day 4 – “δόξα – How could a human word embody the brightness, the radiance, the weightiness, and the pervasiveness of God’s eternal glory? Truly, a human word cannot. But the heavenly Word can. The heavenly λόγος perfectly embodied the glory of God that a human word could never fully convey.” READ MORE…

Christmas Devotion – Day 2 (σάρξ)

NEW BLOG POST: “The greatest gift anyone can receive this Christmas season is that God wrapped himself in flesh to become one of us, with us so that he could satisfy his own wrath against us, instead of us, for us.”

“Christmas Words” 5-Day Devotional (12.20-24, 2020)

“The Word became flesh and dwelt among us. We observed his glory, the glory as the one and only Son from the Father, full of grace and truth.” John 1:14 John’s account of the nativity of Christ is the most concise of the gospel writers, but it is pregnant with doctrinal gravity and timely practicality. Visit the blog for 5…

Christmas Nativity (John 1:12-13)

I think, before your HOA allows you to put up a Christmas Nativity set in your yard, there should be a mandatory refresher course on who, exactly, should be included in the scene. Our neighbors a couple of streets over (“bless their hearts”), they’re trying so hard. They’ve got Mary, Joseph, little baby Jesus, shepherds, wise men, cows, goats, alpacas,…

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