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What Child Is This?

Following this introduction, beginning on the second page, is a reprint of the December 1995 Aletheia article, “What Child Is This?”  At this time of year we cannot emphasize enough the timeless truths of the Scripture.  We do not limit our preaching of the birth of Christ and the death, burial, and resurrection of Christ […]

Thanks Be Unto God

O give thanks unto the LORD; for he is good: for his mercy endureth forever. O give thanks unto the God of gods; for his mercy endureth forever. O give thanks to the Lord of lords: for his mercy endureth forever. Psalm 136:1-3 There is no greater characteristic of believing people than thanksgiving.  Of all […]

Stories of Christmas Carols

Stories of Christmas Carols by Ernest Emurian (Baker Book House Co.) is a treasure of history about our favorite Christmas songs. I recommend that every family include a few of these expository readings in their holiday traditions. Charles Wesley, the Methodist theologian, is credited with writing the words to Hark! The Herald Angels Sing as […]

What Child Is This?

What Child is this, who, laid to rest, on Mary’s lap is sleeping? Whom angels greet with anthems sweet, while shepherds watch are keeping? Why lies He in such mean estate where ox and ass are feeding? Good Christian, fear—for sinners here the silent Word is pleading. So bring Him incense, gold and myrrh—come, rich […]