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Simply Christmas
American Spectator, by Quin Hillyer

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Posted By:Pluperfect, 12/25/2012 5:42:10 AM

Sometimes it’s easy to strive too hard to find new meanings in the old familiar Christmas story. The symbology is in some senses profound but also so obvious, and in some ways so simple, that it can seem hackneyed, especially in our modern, jaded world. The impulse is either to give mere lip service to the Christmas message or, for those with a different cast of mind, to try to complicate it in search of some great new insight. In the latter frame of mind, I found myself writing this, based on a visit on location earlier this month….

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Lawsy0, 12/25/2012 7:22:15 AM     (No. 9082808)

Thank you, Scribe Hillyer. Who´d have thought that Erasmus and Luther could still teach us?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: bullhead, 12/25/2012 12:39:04 PM     (No. 9083098)

It seems that Mr. Hillyer left out the supreme reason God sent His Son to earth, which is, by His death on the cross, to pay the penalty for our sins.

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