Tag: Christmas

Bible
Dec 1, 2018
Mark L. BaileyMark L. Bailey
The Telescope of Greatness and the Microscope of Grace He makes the barren woman abide in the house as a joyful mother of children. (Psalm 113:9, NASB) There is a Christmas connection that threads from Hannah and her hymn over...
Public Square
Dec 19, 2017
Mary Jo SharpMary Jo SharpMikel Del RosarioMikel Del RosarioDarrell L. BockDarrell L. Bock
Was the Virgin Birth Copied from Other Religions? In this episode, Dr. Darrell L. Bock, Mikel Del Rosario, and Mary Jo Sharp discus claims that Jesus’ virgin birth story was copied from pagan religions.
Chapel
Dec 12, 2017
David K. LoweryDavid K. LoweryMikel Del RosarioMikel Del RosarioTerri MooreTerri MooreDarrell L. BockDarrell L. Bock
Experiencing the Christmas Story Mikel Del Rosario, Drs. Darrell Bock, David Lowery, and Terri Moore discuss the Christmas story, focusing on the experience of New Testament characters as well as believers today.
Bible
Dec 6, 2017
Michael H. BurerMichael H. Burer
Hope from Brokenness: The Promise of Christmas Dr. Michael Burer, Associate Professor of New Testament Studies, affirms how the announcement of Jesus's birth gives hope in the midst of a broken world.
Theology
Dec 20, 2016
Mikel Del RosarioMikel Del RosarioDarrell L. BockDarrell L. Bock
Experiencing the Christmas Story In this episode, Mikel Del Rosario and Dr. Darrell Bock discuss experiencing the Christmas story, focusing on the accounts in Matthew and Luke.
Bible
Dec 14, 2016
David K. LoweryDavid K. LoweryMikel Del RosarioMikel Del RosarioTerri MooreTerri MooreDarrell L. BockDarrell L. Bock
Cultural Engagement Chapel: Experiencing the Christmas Story Mikel Del Rosario leads a conversation about the Christmas story with Drs. Terri Moore, David Lowery, and Darrell Bock, all professors of New Testament at Dallas Theological...
Bible
Nov 27, 2012
John D. HannahJohn D. Hannah
Character of Jesus Dr. John Hannah, Distinguished Professor of Historical Theology; Research Professor of Theological Studies, DTS, reminds us that Jesus is a magnificent and available Savior based...
Bible
Dec 8, 2010
Charles R. SwindollCharles R. Swindoll
5 Warnings for the Christmas Season Dr. Charles Swindoll, chancellor of Dallas Seminary and Senior Pastor of Stonebriar Community Church, gives us 5 warnings as we approach the Christmas season.
Spiritual Life
Dec 1, 2009
Charles R. SwindollCharles R. Swindoll
My Advice This Christmas If I may borrow from Charles Dickens’ famous opening line, Christmas can be “the best of times and the worst of times.” We have them both, don’t we?
Bible
Dec 9, 2008
Charles R. SwindollCharles R. Swindoll
Pause and Reflect Upon Jesus Dr. Charles Swindoll, Chancellor of DTS and Senior Pastor of Stonebriar Community Church, reminds us to focus on what is essential during Christmas. He encourages us to pause and...
Bible
Dec 12, 2007
Stanley D. ToussaintStanley D. Toussaint
Immanuel Dr. Stanley Toussaint, Senior Professor Emeritus of Bible Exposition, explores the significance of God's presence with people as a foundation theme of Scripture.
Spiritual Life
Dec 1, 2007
Mark L. BaileyMark L. Bailey
Giving Outside the Box Because God has given this gift to us, He calls us “to serve others, faithfully administering God’s grace in its various forms” (1 Pet. 4:10).
Article
Dec 1, 2007
John W. Reed
This Long Pilgrimage Discover what the Magi can teach us about preparing for the King’s return.
Article
Dec 1, 2007
Charles R. SwindollCharles R. Swindoll
Crown Casting They have been my close companions when days are dark and dismal, when I’ve felt oppressed and tested, as well as when my heart soars in glorious celebration.
Article
Dec 1, 2007
Jen Hunt
To the Fellowship of the Uncertain, at Christmastime To the Fellowship of the Uncertain, at Christmastime, a poem by Jen Hunt (MA[BS], 1998).
Spiritual Life
Dec 1, 2007
Sandra GlahnSandra Glahn
The Gift God Still Wants From the time of Cain and Abel until today God has been asking for only one gift.
Bible
Dec 12, 2006
Darrell L. BockDarrell L. Bock
Born to... Dr. Darrell Bock, Research Professor of New Testament Studies and Professor of Spiritual Development and Culture, examines the relevance of Jesus Christ's birth for contemporary...
Bible
Nov 30, 2006
David BricknerDavid Brickner
Christ and the Feast of Hanukkah Mr. David Brickner, Executive Director of Jews for Jesus, discusses the connection between Christmas and Hanakkah.
Article
Jul 7, 2006
Steven Ger
The Undying Flame: Christ the Light in Hanukkah Each year as winter approaches and we prepare to celebrate the birth of the King of the Jews, we often remain oblivious to the companion holiday of the season, Hanukkah. Did you...
Article
Jul 7, 2006
Charles R. SwindollCharles R. Swindoll
God with Us I love hearing the name Immanuel. Isaiah had predicted that the name would be used for our Lord centuries before Jesus’ birth. I remember the first time I studied the name in...
Article
Jul 7, 2006
John W. Reed
A Shepherd's Song My name is Heber and I'm a shepherd on the night watch.  I don't have an honored position in society.  The only ones lower than us shepherds are lepers. We have a reputation for...
Article
Jul 7, 2006
Mark L. BaileyMark L. Bailey
God’s Wish List A RECENT SURVEY ABOUT CHRISTMAS GIFTS found that the fruitcake was chosen most often (31 percent of respondents) from a list of “worst” holiday gifts. It even finished ahead of...
Article
Jul 7, 2006
Robert A. PyneRobert A. Pyne
True Fullness: Abandon the Greed, Meet the Need Personal trainers and diet experts love the month of January, when millions of Americans inevitably resolve to lose unwanted inches and get themselves in shape. The motivation...
Article
Jul 7, 2006
Timothy J. RalstonTimothy J. Ralston
A Song for Every Day Last year Dr. Timothy Ralston wrote a Kindred Spirit review of a book on the twelve days of Christmas. It generated a lot of interest. So, after further study, he tells us what he...