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By Forrest Hershberger
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For Such a Time as Then, and Now

 

December 22, 2021

Sometimes I wonder if the birth of Jesus occurred when it did because it was the best time to happen.

Yes, I can hear the rumbling of generations of theologians citing why it happened then, starting with prophecies, and it is a valid point, and writing their hands with the perceived heresy, but that is not what I was referencing.

Think about it. The king of all kings and there’s no call for days of festivities, no entering the capitol on a white horse and a legion of soldiers.

The stress of social dysfunctionality resulted in arrival in the quiet of night, among the lowest of society. On...



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