The Loveliness of Christ

Psalm 73:25 Whom have I in heaven but thee? and there is none upon earth that I desire beside thee. Isaiah 53:5 But He was wounded for our transgressions, He was bruised for our iniquities; the chastisement of our peace was upon Him; and with His stripes we are healed. He became Son of Man that we might become sons of God. He came from heaven, where winds never blow, flowers never fade. They never ‘phone for a doctor for there no one is Continue Reading

The History of Christmas Part Two

From Koinonia House Last week we looked at the pagan holidays that were celebrated at the end of December.   Because of these pagan roots, many Christians believe we should avoid Christmas as ultimately a pagan holiday.  Yet, does the celebration of the birth of Jesus Christ itself have anything to do with pagans? Or is it truly a Christian holiday that is simply celebrated at the wrong time of year? The Hebrew Roots: Jesus birth was Continue Reading

The History of Christmas

From Koinonia House THE HISTORY OF CHRISTMAS PART I Christ.mas n. -A Christian feast commemorating the birth of Jesus. -An annual church festival (December 25) and in some States a legal holiday, in memory of the birth of Christ, often celebrated by a particular church service, and also by special gifts, greetings, and hospitality. [] The celebration of Christmas has caused some controversy in recent years, for a Continue Reading