Tag Archives: Birth of Christ

Christ among the faithful

Christ comes into the world among God’s faithful people. It is among God’s faithful that Christ is revealed. Continue reading

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God with us

The prophetic word grows ever deeper as the ages pass. And the promise is seen to be more than God’s peace for one moment of time; the promise becomes God’s ultimate peace. Continue reading

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A place for sweetness

The telling of the Christmas story by children is always sweet. The Biblical story itself, however, is not sweet. It is full of the harsh realities of tyranny, empire, war, refugees and poverty. Still, sweet is good. Continue reading

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Gaudete

“The Word became flesh and lived among us.” It doesn’t say the Word became a darling human baby. It says the Word entered this strange world as a helpless infant, becoming a noble adult, then a broken, tortured man stumbling towards his death. Continue reading

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