Merry Christmas

It’s Christmas time once again. I hope you are doing well with your friends and family spared from the pandemic. Our immediate family has avoided the Covid-19 virus, but not all of our family. Our son that lives two hours away from us, has recovered from the virus while friends of ours are currently fightingContinue reading “Merry Christmas”

The First Christmas Gifts, Part 3

So we’ve narrowed down the most likely candidates for the Christmas Star down to planetary conjunctions or planetary events in the sky. In particular, the planet Jupiter. The verses that determined how long the series of celestial events had to happen are Matthew 2: 7 Then Herod, when he had privily called the wise men,Continue reading “The First Christmas Gifts, Part 3”

The First Christmas Gifts Part 2

Last time we considered the possibility that Christmas gift giving may really be a Biblical fact because of the Wise men and their gifts to Jesus. But before we go really deep into the Word to consider this, let’s first look at the different “star” candidates. The Biblical reason for looking at the stars isContinue reading “The First Christmas Gifts Part 2”

The First Christmas Gifts, Part 1

People say that gift giving at Christmastime has no Biblical basis other than God’s gift of His son Jesus Christ. Consequently, there has been a sustained push from many Christian groups to reduce the importance of gift giving by elevating the message of Jesus’ birth instead. Some even go so far as to deny giftContinue reading “The First Christmas Gifts, Part 1”