Oh, the irony

24 December 2016
Christmas Eve
Christmas I (RCL)

Isaiah 9:2-7
Psalm 96
Titus 2:11-14
Luke 2:1-20

Luke sets for himself a daunting task: translate the history of Israel into an idiom a Gentile audience can understand, and then show that Jesus fulfills the themes of that history, while at the same time living and dying as a virtuous Gentile. And keep the treason in this endeavor hidden from sight. Continue reading “Oh, the irony”