Christmas then, Christmas now l Worship
Last updated 12/27/2017 at Noon
The ancient Biblical narratives depicting angelic visitations, shepherds with flocks by night and the adoring Magi from the east all seem quite familiar to many of us.
These time-tested story elements cling to the lines of Christmas carols and Sunday school pageants.
Many of us see them in our imagination and on the holiday cards we give to each other this time of year.
Even though this story has been around for a long time, it is surprisingly contemporary. The issues back then are still at the center of our headlines today.
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