Isaac and Christmas Parallels

Isaac’s conception was announced by an angel. O Lord Jesus, Your most holy conception, by which our sinful conception is sanctified, was announced by the angle Gabriel. Isaac’s name was given before he was born. Your most holy name Jesus, in which we are saved, was also revealed before You

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Today we remember King David

Commemoration of David December 28 The Fifth Day of Christmas Today, we remember David, prophet and king. David, ancestor of the Lord Jesus, was the greatest of ancient Israel’s kings. He ruled from about 1010 BC to 970 BC. When his predecessor on the throne, King Saul, disobeyed God’s word

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David’s House – a sermon

Today is both Christmas Eve and Advent 4. The morning message was for Advent 4 and the evening message was for Christmas Eve. This is the morning message, named “David’s House.” It considers how Nathan’s words to David about God building him a house is fulfilled in Jesus.

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The Nativity of Our Lord—Christmas Eve

The Nativity of Our Lord—Christmas Eve December 24 The Lord be with you The exact date of the birth of Jesus is not known, and during, the earliest centuries of the Church, it seemed to have little significance. This followed the Early Church’s tradition of honoring and celebrating a Christian’s

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An Active Christmas Faith

They made known the saying which had been told them concerning this child. Luke 2:17 The faith of the shepherds produced action. St. Paul says, “The kingdom of God does not consist in talk but in power”. 1 Corinthians 4:20. So also here. The shepherds do not only say, “Let

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