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December 18, 2019

Volume 136, Issue #26


December 29, Christmas 1A (Matthew 2:13–23)

Matthew connects Jesus to the overarching narrative of the Jewish people—as well as to the smaller story of Matthew’s immediate community.

December 24 and 25, Nativity (Isaiah 9:2–7; Luke 2:1–20)

Preachers who value their pulpit would be wise to avoid Isaiah 9 this Christmas Eve.

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