Category Archives: Virgin Mary

The Loving God of the O.T. (8) – Messiah

Some time ago, a friend challenged me to “point to a verse in the OT that shows [the Old Testament] god doing anything loving to or for his people.” Then Yeshua said to them, “These are the words which I … Continue reading

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Virgin birth: Mary, Did You Know? (song)

“Mary, Did You Know?” by Pentatonix Mary, did you know that your baby boy would one day walk on water? Mary, did you know that your baby boy would save our sons and daughters? Did you know that your baby … Continue reading

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THE BIRTH OF EMMANUEL, THE SECOND BIG BANG

by Marilyn Tyner, 2018 Christmas day commemorates the birth of Jesus Christ in Bethlehem at the start of the first century. Concerning the incarnation—a foundational doctrine of the Christian faith—C. S. Lewis wrote, “The Son of God became a man … Continue reading

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Virgin conception (haiku)

Omnipresent God contained in all His fullness within this zygote. jessica renshaw, 1991

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Angels: In the life of Jesus (2nd of 4)

“You can outline the important events in the life of Jesus by looking for the angels. They showed up at every important time.” David Jeremiah Besides the angel sent to his mother before his conception, an angel of the Lord … Continue reading

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Angels: “Sore Afraid” (1st of 4)

Angels weren’t any more common before Jesus’ time than they are now.  Parents weren’t normally informed of their upcoming pregnancy by supernatural revelation any more than we are. Yet the life of Jesus was replete with angels. The priest Zechariah … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas, AD 0000

It was a tortured birth the end of jolting travel and all unwelcome doors; the prince of darkness fought with everything he had to stop it, prematurely snuff the life that guaranteed his doom.   Now, lying in the battle’s … Continue reading

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Welcome, sons and daughters of Abraham! (Part 3)

That Lamb is Jesus. Jesus is mentioned in the Qur’an–in over ninety verses in fifteen surahs.  He is called ‘Isa (يسوع).  The most common reference to Jesus occurs in the form of “Ibn Maryam” (son of Mary), sometimes preceded with … Continue reading

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Every heart preparing Him room

At 4:30 today Pacific time Jerry and I will be singing in the Christmas Eve choir presentation at Cornerstone Church, Long Beach. You can watch it live-streamed at http://cclb.org/livestream or in the online archives when it appears at cclb.org in … Continue reading

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Woody Allen Eucharist

This morning I was jarred when the communion tray being passed down our pew was in fact a bowl full of what looked to be assorted coffee creamers. They were clear plastic and some of them contained a purple fluid. … Continue reading

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