We pray the reflections below will help you in finding renewed life.

Oramos las reflexiones a continuación le ayudarán en la búsqueda de una vida renovada.

The Rev. Joe Parrish
New York, NY
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They shall name him Emmanuel


They shall name him Emmanuel

Jesus is birthed in Matthew’s gospel without a manger, without the fanfare of the shepherds or of the angelic hosts singing. But Matthew clearly knows the true spirit of Christmas: when we give someone the thing of their dreams, we can give nothing better. That is what God gave all humanity for Christmas, the hope of years to come, the hope of eternity with God.

Series: 4 Advent (A)

Speaker: Rev. Joe Parrish

Topic: Fourth Sunday of Advent, Year A

Passage: Matthew 1:18-25

Language: English



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