Tag Archives: Christ

The Imitation of Christ

2 Think Humbly of Yourself All naturally desire knowledge, but what good is knowledge without the fear of God? Surely humble peasants who serve God are better than proud philosophers who strive to understand the ways of the universe and … Continue reading

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The First Christmas

Heavenly light suffuses this 15th-century Nativity scene. The divine presence is emphasized through the inclusion of the Trinity: God the Father appears at top, surrounded by a host of cherubim; the Holy Spirit in the form of a dove descends … Continue reading

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Witnessing the Divine Part 2

Writing from Carthage a generation after Justin, the apostolic father Tertullian expanded on Justin’s arguments, suggesting that the magi’s dream instructing them to go home by another route was not only to be understood literally, but as an admonition to … Continue reading

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Witnessing the Divine Part 1

The Magi in Art and Literature Robin M. Jensen   •  12/23/2012 Joseph, Mary and the three magi gaze at the newborn babe in Italian artist Andrea Mantegna’s “Adoration of the Magi” (c. 1500). The magi proffer precious gifts: a fine Chinese … Continue reading

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Who is Jesus Christ?

Other than the most hardened skeptics, everyone agrees that Jesus Christ actually existed and walked the earth some 2000 years ago. Many believe He was a prophet, a good man, and also a great moral teacher. But, in the Bible … Continue reading

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Zechariah 9-12

9 A prophecy: The word of the Lord is against the land of Hadrak and will come to rest on Damascus— for the eyes of all people and all the tribes of Israel are on the Lord— 2 and on … Continue reading

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“What are the different names and titles of Jesus Christ”

There are some 200 names and titles of Christ found in the Bible. Following are some of the more prominent ones, organized in three sections relating to names that reflect the nature of Christ, His position in the tri-unity of … Continue reading

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