When the son of a friend of mine was quite young, he thought he had been told that Christmas was about the Baby Cheeses. Only when he was older did he finally understand that it was about the Baby Jesus. Even knowing that, one cannot but suspect most people in the world, while enjoying the… Continue reading Christmas is still a time of hope and joy
Many modern people do not believe in the Virgin birth, viewing it merely as a scandalous cover-up of Mary’s obvious adultery, the start of the greatest hoax (the ministry and resurrection of Jesus Christ) ever perpetrated on humanity. I disagree. I believe that the Mary was indeed the virgin mother of Jesus (Yeshua in Hebrew).… Continue reading Why I believe in the Virgin Birth
“The angel said to her, ‘Do not be afraid, Mary, for you have found favor with God. And now, you will conceive in your womb and bear a son, and you will name him Jesus….’ Mary said to the angel, ‘How can this be, since I am a virgin?’” (Luke 1:30-31; 34) This is Christmas… Continue reading Christmas – a season of surprises
Christmas is a Time for Rejoicing A Muslim Tunisian, posing as a Syrian refugee, drove a truck at high speed in to a Christmas market in Berlin, murdering 12 and injuring tens of people. A couple of days earlier a Muslim walked into a church in Egypt and detonated a bomb, killing 35 women and… Continue reading Christmas is a Time for Rejoicing
While the modern culture of Christmas with its Father Christmas’s, heaps of presents most of which are tat, and too much to eat, is a relatively modern invention that does not have a lot to do with biblical Christianity, the religious festival of Christmas, bringing to mind the virgin birth of the Messiah, is an… Continue reading Father Christmas – you’re fired!