Christ – the Day of Death Better than the Day of Birth

Nearly two billion Christians throughout the international globe called Earth will celebrate the resurrection of Christ in the Easter festival. Untold millions of colored eggs, supposedly laid by rabbits, will be eagerly searched for by brightly dressed children. Hundreds of millions of Christians who seldom attend church will make their yearly pilgrimage dressed in Easter finery. Billions of dollars will be spent and made on Easter related things – from special candies to new bonnets.On December 25th nearly two billion persons in every nation on country on earth will celebrate…

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Star of Bethlehem

Thus wrote Henry Wadsworth Longfellow concerning the star of Bethlehem, which of all the signs and wonders surrounding the first Christmas is perhaps the most mysterious.The Bible says that some time after Jesus was born, “Magi from the east came to Jerusalem and asked, ‘Where is the one who has been born king of the Jews? We saw his star in the east and have come to worship him’ ” (Matt. 2:1-2). The Magi obviously had an interest in astronomy. Probably they were astrologers, men who consulted the stars to…

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