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The Child of Christmas Morn (Psalm 2)

A homiletical reflection on Psalm 2 in connection with the Advent season.

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Jesse Tree 27. “Incarnate Logos”

“Incarnate Logos,” the fulfillment of the hope foretold through the Jesse Tree.

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Jesse Tree 26. “The Magi’s Visit”

“The Magi’s Visit” recounts the royal treatment accorded the threatened Christ child who came fulfilling the hope of the Jesse Tree.

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Jesse Tree 25. “Jesus’s Birth”

Happy Christmas, as the Jesse Tree series comes to the segment recounting “Jesus’ Birth”!

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Jesse Tree 24. “Joseph: Trusting God”

Scripture: Matt 1–2; Luke 2:41–51; 3:23–38 Mary had the tough role, but Joseph’s role in the birth of the Messiah wasn’t so comfortable either. Who…

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Jesse Tree 23. “Mary: The Magnificat”

“Magnificat,” a great messianic hymn.

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Jesse Tree 22. “Zechariah and Elizabeth: Hopeful Anticipation”

“Zechariah and Elizabeth: Hopeful Anticipation” introduces us to John the Baptist, Jesus’s forerunner.

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Jesse Tree 21. “Haggai: Promise of a Glorious Temple”

“Haggai: Glorious Temple” recounts Haggai’s prophecy of a more glorious Final Temple.

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Jesse Tree 20. “Jeremiah: Weeping Prophet”

“Jeremiah: Weeping Prophet” had to prophesy Judah’s doom, but he could also prophesy the New Covenant that would be fulfilled in the Messiah from the Jesse Tree.

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Jesse Tree 19. “A Son Giving Hope for All People”

“A Son Giving Hope for All People” is Isaiah’s great promise of the Messianic Son.

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