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December 10, 2014

Volume 131, Issue #25


Nativity, December 24 and 25, 2014: Luke 2:1-14 (15-20)

It is not as though Mary and Joseph have a choice.

Sunday, December 21, 2014: 2 Samuel 7:1-11, 16; Luke 1:26-38

God’s word to Nathan and Gabriel’s word to Mary hold a tension that’s at the heart of biblical faith.

Sunday, December 14, 2014: Luke 1:46b-55

Mary’s song marks a transformation from seeing her condition’s weight to receiving a new power within the situation. And then, finally, she is a participant in the work of God’s spirit.

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