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Moments For You

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The Incarnation

“Unto us a Child is born, unto us a Son is given: and the government shall be upon His shoulder: and His name shall be called Wonderful, Counsellor, The Mighty God, The Everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace” (Isaiah 9:6). These powerful statements from Isaiah resonate with the description of... Read more →

The Eternal Son

“Unto us a Child is born, unto us a Son is given” (Isaiah 9:6). This verse, so popular at Christmas time, presents two truths: the Son of God is fully human and eternally Son. The first part says He became man—“a Child is born.” When Luke wrote that “unto you... Read more →

Messiah Foretold

No Old Testament prophet had more to say about the promised Messiah of Israel than the prophet Isaiah. In a period spanning at least 64 years, Isaiah (whose name means “the salvation of Jehovah”) was God’s spokesman to Israel during the reigns of four kings—Uzziah (or Azariah), Jothan, Ahaz, and... Read more →

The Christmas-Child

Christmas is too wonderfully magnificent to be confined to one solitary, fleeting day. There is a deathless significance in this Child of Christmas, a permanent and divinely bestowed gift of God, which brings perpetual happiness, immeasurable and unspeakable, both here and hereafter.  If you have never permitted the star of... Read more →

The Promised Gift

I read several years ago about a woman who hurriedly purchased 50 Christmas cards without looking at the message inside. She quickly signed and addressed all but one, and then dropped them in a mailbox. Just imagine her dismay when later she glanced inside the one unmailed card and read... Read more →

Question & Answer

Q. What does it mean in Isaiah 9:6 where it says, “the government shall be upon His shoulder”? A. It was prophesied in Genesis 49:10 that the Lord would reign: “The sceptre shall not depart from Judah, nor a lawgiver from between his feet, until Shiloh come; and unto Him... Read more →


“His name shall be called Wonderful” (Isaiah 9:6). Here is a name that is an adjective, so we may use it not only as a name by itself, but also as descriptive of all His other names. The more we know Him and love Him, the more we shall delight... Read more →

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