The Coming of Jesus – Hit the Mark
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Where was the pomp and ceremony? Where were the billboards and flashing lights? Where were the parades full of colorfully dressed marchers and floats full of VIPs? Surely, the most anticipated event of the nation would not go unnoticed and uncelebrated. “And she brought forth her firstborn Son, and wrapped Him in swaddling cloths, and … [Click to read more …]

Friday: Further Study
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Doctor Luke

Luke, the writer of the Gospel that bears his name, was a medical missionary. In the Scriptures he is called the beloved physician. Colossians 4:14. The apostle Paul heard of his skill as a physician, and sought him out as one to whom the Lord had entrusted a special work. He secured his co-operation, and … [Click to read more …]

Why Did Jesus Create Wine?
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Or did He create wine – that is what we understand by wine? Some ask, “Why do Seventh-day Adventists teach total abstinence from alcohol when Jesus Himself made wine in His first miracle?” (John 2:1-12) It helps to know that “wine” in the Bible doesn’t mean quite the same thing as it means now. The … [Click to read more …]

Monday: Call His Name John
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Zecharia's New Son

For nearly four hundred years after Malachi, divine silence marked the history of Israel. With the birth announcements of John the Baptist and Jesus the divine silence was about to be broken. The birth stories of John and Jesus have parallels. Both are miracles: in the case of John, Elizabeth had gone well past the … [Click to read more …]