Author: Christian Research Institute

The Heart of Christmas – Devotional – Day 11

Did the Christ of Christmas Claim to Be God? I am the First and the Last. I am the Living One; I was dead, and behold I am alive for ever and ever! —Revelation 1:17b–18a When Jesus came to Caesarea Philippi, He asked His...

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The Heart of Christmas – Devotional – Day 10

One Person—Two Natures In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. . . . The Word became flesh and made his dwelling among us. We have seen his glory, the glory of the One and Only, who came...

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The Heart of Christmas – Devotional – Day 9

Immanuel In Christ all the fullness of the Deity lives in bodily form. —Colossians 2:9 The reason we rejoice at Christmas is that the Baby born to Mary and Joseph on the first Advent was no ordinary child. As Matthew records,...

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The Heart of Christmas – Devotional – Day 8

Tidings of Comfort and Joy For what I received I passed on to you as of first importance: that Christ died for our sins according to the Scriptures, that he was buried, that he was raised on the third day according to the...

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The Heart of Christmas – Devotional – Day 7

Census Considerations In those days Caesar Augustus issued a decree that a census should be taken of the entire Roman world. (This was the first census that took place while Quirinius was governor of Syria.) And everyone went to...

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The Heart of Christmas – Devotional – Day 6

Genealogies of the Babe of Bethlehem A record of the genealogy of Jesus Christ the son of David, the son of Abraham. —Matthew 1:1 Despite the wealth of evidence that supports the historical reliability of the Gospels, some...

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The Heart of Christmas – Devotional – Day 5

In the Fullness of Time But when the time had fully come, God sent his Son, born of a woman, born under law, to redeem those under law, that we might receive the full rights of sons. — Galatians 4:4–5 Jesus Christ, the antitype...

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The Heart of Christmas – Devotional – Day 4

A Pagan Festival? Therefore do not let anyone judge you by what you eat or drink, or with regard to a religious festival, a New Moon celebration or a Sabbath day. These are a shadow of the things that were to come; the reality,...

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The Heart of Christmas – Devotional – Day 3

The Golden Key of Messianic Prophecies And beginning with Moses and all the Prophets, he [Jesus] explained to them what was said in all the Scriptures concerning himself. —Luke 24:27 Prophecy represents one of the most powerful...

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The Heart of Christmas – Devotional – Day 2

Isaiah’s Prophecy All this took place to fulfill what the Lord had said through the prophet: “The virgin will be with child and will give birth to a son, and they will call him Immanuel”—which means, “God with us.” —Matthew...

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The Heart of Christmas – Devotional – Day 1

The Long-Awaited Christ Today in the town of David a Savior has been born to you; he is Christ the Lord. —Luke 2:11 We begin our journey to the heart of Christmas by zeroing in on the word Christ. In a biblically illiterate...

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The Coen Brothers

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Orthodox Christian Network

Listen to the Bible Answer Man Broadcast on: Orthodox Christian Network at the time(s) below. Bible Answer Man, M-F 6:00pm Help us defend the faith...

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