The Pain of Epiphany

My Facebook feed has been blowing up with Epiphany posts lately. You may have noticed that some of your friends have recently observed Epiphany and wondered what the fuss was all about. Epiphany is the “Twelfth Day of Christmas,” celebrating the revelation of God. Typical stories on and around this...

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Glow-in-the-Dark Humans

Do you know that you glow? No, I’m not talking about the clammy glow you sport after a workout. I’m talking about actual light that comes out of our bodies. According to a 2009 study conducted by the Tohoku Institute of Technology, human bioluminescence exists – it’s just too faint for...

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5 Bible Verses for Epiphany

January 6 marks the end of one season on the Christian calendar – Christmastide – and the beginning of a new one – Epiphany. With origins in the Eastern church stretching back centuries, Epiphany celebrates a variety of events, including the baptism of Jesus, the miracle at Cana, the Nativity, and the...

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5 Lessons from the Wise Men

  “Three Kings Day.” “The Twelfth Day of Christmas.” “Epiphany.” Whatever you call it, January 6 is it — an ancient church festival commemorating the magi’s trek to the Christ Child. The word epiphany means a manifestation or revelation. The holiday marks the appearance of Christ to the Gentiles, represented by the “wise men from the East.” In...

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A Symphony of Epiphany

  Hey, Christmas isn’t over yet! Today marks the “Twelfth Day of Christmas,” or Epiphany Day. In popular culture, Christmas is about a sweet little baby in a manger, but Epiphany reminds us of the bigger picture, the “appearing of the glory of our great God and Savior, Jesus Christ” (Titus 2:13). For many God...

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