Luke 2:41-52; Colossians 3:12-17

The article discusses a sermon for the first Sunday after Christmas based on readings from the Gospel of Luke and Saint Paul's letter to the Colossians. It notes that like Joseph and Mary in Luke's Gospel, people struggle to return to the mundane routines of life after the Christmas celebr...

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Main Author: Smith, Allen Permar (Author)
Format: Electronic Article
Language:English
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Published: [2009]
In:The expository times
Year: 2009, Volume: 121, Issue: 2, Pages: 83-84
Further subjects:B BIBLE. Luke
B PREACHING
B SERMON (Literary form)
B CHRISTMAS
B CHRISTIAN fasts & feasts
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Summary:The article discusses a sermon for the first Sunday after Christmas based on readings from the Gospel of Luke and Saint Paul's letter to the Colossians. It notes that like Joseph and Mary in Luke's Gospel, people struggle to return to the mundane routines of life after the Christmas celebration and festivities are over. It cites that the real power of Christ's birth lies in realizing that God can be present in the very routines, uncertainties and concerns of life.
ISSN:1745-5308
DOI:10.1177/0014524609347028
Persistent identifiers:DOI "10.1177/0014524609347028"