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The God Who Comes to Us -- Numbers 6:22-27, Philippians 2:9-13, Luke 2:15-21
Just as many are forever pushing Jesus away and holding him at arms length with their insistence on


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Whenever I drive into Pittsburgh... -- Philippians 2:9-13 -- 1996
Whenever I drive into Pittsburgh, I always notice two particular businesses that I pass along the wa
It happens almost every time... -- Philippians 2:9-13 -- 1996
It happens almost every time there is a "world champion." That is, every time America crowns its Sup
Now we come to January... -- Philippians 2:9-13 -- 1996
Now we come to January 1 -- a day of mourning for the death of an old friend, 1995.
Danish philosopher Soren Kierkegaard tells... -- Philippians 2:9-13 -- 1996
Danish philosopher Søren Kierkegaard tells the story of a prince who was passing through a village w
The hymn writer John Newton... -- Philippians 2:9-13
The hymn writer John Newton (of "Amazing Grace" fame) wrote another wonderful hymn which matches thi
When our son arrived from... -- Philippians 2:9-13
When our son arrived from Korea he came bearing a whole new identity.
Someone has estimated that the... -- Philippians 2:9-13
Someone has estimated that the average individual has as many as 700 occasions to speak during a bus
What's in a name? A... -- Philippians 2:9-13
What's in a name?



The power of God's name -- Numbers 6:22-27, Philippians 2:9-13, Luke 2:15-21, Psalm 67 -- Paul A. Laughlin -- 1989
Exegetical note: The famous tripartite (so-called "Aaronic" or "Priestly") blessing in this passage
Holy Name of Jesus -- Psalm 67, Numbers 6:22-27, Philippians 2:9-13, Luke 2:15-21 -- Norman A. Beck -- 1986
For some people there is great joy in the selection of the name for their child.
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