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Epiphany

Across Christendom the celebration of the birth of Christ is coming to a close. Christians across the globe remember the visit of the Magi following the twelve days of Christmas. The Gospel writer Matthew brings to light the sign by which the Magi new of Christ’s birth, a star. He chronicles their journey to find the One who was born

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The humility of Advent

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Advent is a season of reflection and anticipation. As we look back to the distant past, we can clearly see the beauty of God’s faithfulness. He remained steadfast to His promises to bring forth a Savior; valleys were exalted, hills made low, and the glory of God was displayed in a humble stable. The prophets of old foretold of the

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Which advent is in view in Joy to the World?

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We are entering a wonderful time in the year when we can reflect upon the advent of our Lord and the redemption that comes through faith in him. One of the most enjoyable ways to do this is through the singing of classic Advent and Christmas hymns. Songs like “Come, Thou Long Expected Jesus” and “O Come, O Come, Emmanuel”

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