Tag Archives: incarnation

I’m Surprised That I Think There Is No God

The fact that Jesus lived never leaves me. I believe in his life and that he died a criminal’s death on a Roman cross. I believe in his resurrection from the dead too. I believe that Jesus is who he … Continue reading

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Baby Jesus and the Reversal of Fortune

The visit of the Magi in Matthew 2 occurred after Jesus’ birth, but it points to the significance of God’s promise centuries earlier that he would one day dwell among his people and be Immanuel, God with us. These Magi, … Continue reading

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The Dark Storm of Advent, the Humble Light of Christmas

[Gwen Jorgensen’s guest post today is a companion Advent piece to Falling Apart at Advent, Lisa Deam’s post Monday.] *** It Happens Every Year It happens every year. I’m no longer surprised by it, but brace myself against the rush … Continue reading

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Falling Apart at Advent

[Today’s guest post is one of two on the blog this week prompted by a recent Twitter exchange between Lisa Deam and Gwen Jorgensen about how life can be hard and at this time of year it can feel even … Continue reading

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C. S. Lewis on the Purpose of Christmas

As a follow up to yesterday’s post The Only War on Christmas Is a War from Within, here is C.S. Lewis on the real purpose of Christmas: ***

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Being Egalitarian and Taking the Bible Seriously

Too often I read criticism that egalitarians don’t take the Bible seriously, or they simply don’t pay attention to it at all. One blogger recently decried the decision of a conservative church to open up the office of elder to … Continue reading

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God’s Reversal of Fortune

The visit of the Magi in Matthew 2 occurred after Jesus’ birth, but it points to the significance of God’s promise centuries earlier that he would one day dwell among his people and be Immanuel, God with us. These Magi, … Continue reading

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Christmas Has a Purpose – a quote from C.S. Lewis

God descends to re-ascend. He comes down; … down to the very roots and sea-bed of the Nature He has created. But He comes down to come up again and bring the while ruined world up with Him. C.S.Lewis, Miracles … Continue reading

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