Daily Archives: December 13, 2010

I Shall Love Thee After Death

Elizabeth Browning’s beautiful sonnet How do I love thee? Let me count the ways concludes with the words: Smiles, tears, of all my life!—and, if God choose, I shall but love thee better after death. Though perhaps not her intention in … Continue reading

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Peter Leithart on Feasting and Giving

There are some – let us call them liberals – who want us to feel guilty for the excess of our celebration. How can we be eating all this chocolate and making this great expenditure when people are hungry and … Continue reading

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“Until” in Matthew 1

Robert Rayburn summarizes simply the use of  “until” in Matthew 1:25: The natural sense of the “until” is that Joseph and Mary had a normal married life after Jesus was born, contrary to the Roman Catholic doctrine of Mary’s perpetual … Continue reading

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Sixteenth Day of Advent

LUKE 2:1–7 1And it came to pass in those days that a decree went out from Caesar Augustus that all the world should be registered. 2This census first took place while Quirinius was governing Syria. 3So all went to be registered, everyone … Continue reading

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