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Scriptures in the Manger - Bible Reading Tip

Gospel in the Manger - Photo courtesy of Paul Mixdorf"In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God." These words from John 1:1 speak to the powerfully incarnational nature of Christ and the Scriptures. They are poetic, metaphorical and reality all at once. As we read the Scriptures, we yearn to understand and live what we find there, to make our faith tangible.

One simple gesture that can do this is to treat the Scriptures, the Bible that we hold in our hands, with reverence. If your congregation uses a gospel procession

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Was Isaiah Thinking of Jesus? - Fred Gaiser

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Podcast discussion with Eric Barreto, Kathryn Schifferdecker and Fred Gaiser.
Article written by Fred Gaiser.

One could, I think, answer this question too quickly, either with an “Of course!” or an “Of course not!”

The quick “Of course” could come from a faithful Christian who might then continue, “Yes! This is what I have heard every year during Advent or Lent, when the pastor read the Old Testament lesson from Isaiah about the birth of Immanuel (Isa 7

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