Archive for September, 2006

  • Thoughts on Astonishment…

    September 6, 2006
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    Luke 2:47 Everyone who heard him was amazed at his understanding and his answers. Twelve years had passed since the angels burst upon a Bethlehem hillside with the announcement that Immensity imprisoned in a virgin’s womb had been born, that the Most High had come to be Immanuel, God with us. For such an earth shattering beginning, the Biblical silence about Jesus’ childhood leaves us wanting some glimpse into his early years. The first one we get is at age 12. The circumstances surrounding his birth must have still raised eyebrows and been the subject of whispered speculation. Perhaps Mary [...]