Archive for the tag 'Birth'

…The Quest to Identify the Three Wise Men

Synopsis (From inside the book cover):
Modern biblical scholars tend to dismiss the Christmas story of the “wise men from the East” as pious legend. Matthew’s gospel offers few details, but imaginative Christians filled out the story early on, giving us the three kings guided by a magical star [...]

6 Comments CherryPie on Mar 12th 2018

The Bible Gateway shares an informative graphic of the Christmas Story timeline. The chart shows the people and events of the Christmas story.

This visualization traces the Christmas story as told in Matthew 1-2 and Luke 1-2, showing you who is with whom throughout the story. Verse references are provided so you can look up each event [...]

18 Comments CherryPie on Dec 23rd 2017

In him was life; and the life was the light of men.
John 1:4

6 Comments CherryPie on Dec 24th 2016

I have just come inside from watching the stars and planets twinkling and rotating above my garden. The heavenly bodies were accompanied by a bat flitting about catching insects in the twilight. It was a perfect end to a perfect day.
It was Mr C’s birthday and we spent the day at Chester Zoo. The weather [...]

8 Comments CherryPie on Aug 16th 2016

The Angel that presided o’er my birth
Said, “Little creature, form’d of Joy and Mirth,
“Go love without the help of any Thing on Earth.”
William Blake

2 Comments CherryPie on Jan 10th 2016

In him was life; and the life was the light of men.
John 1:4

11 Comments CherryPie on Dec 24th 2015