Christmas Stories in the Bible Part 3

“In many and various ways God spoke of old to our fathers by the prophets; but in these last days he has spoken to us by a Son …” In these opening words the author of Hebrews begins one of the richest theological writings in the entire Bible. Hebrews does not have much to sayContinue reading “Christmas Stories in the Bible Part 3”

Christmas Stories in the Bible, Part 2

Paul has the clearest “Christmas story” in Galatians 4:4-5, but he mentions snippets of the story in six other letters, Romans, 2 Corinthians, Philippians, Colossians, 1 Timothy, and 2 Timothy. In this post I’ll cover all of these together topically. Messiah. Paul’s most common addition to the name Jesus is “Christ,” the Greek version ofContinue reading “Christmas Stories in the Bible, Part 2”