November-December 1995

Theme: End of the Year Holidays

Editor’s Journal
Introducing the theme articles on Thanksgiving, Christmas, and the New Year.

What Shall I Render Unto the Lord?
Full obedience to God’s ways is the sincerest form of thanksgiving.

Amiable Tabernacles
This verse by verse study in Psalm 84 demonstrates David’s appreciation for the house of God’s worship.

The Song of Mary
Mary’s Magnificat is an ode of praise for being selected as the one to be the mother of the Messiah.

Unto Us a Child is Born
Revisiting the wonders of the night of the manger birth of Jesus in Bethlehem.

The Testimonies of Simeon and Anna
Two faithful witnesses in the temple of the infant was to become the Messiah.

Out of the Mouth of Two Witnesses
Another look at the testimonies of Simeon and Anna in the temple in Jerusalem.

An Admonition for the New Year
Proverbs 4:23--A text for meditation at the beginning of the year.

A personal self-test about the current condition of our spiritual life in Christ.

When God Changed the Calendar
Examining the purposes for God creating a relgious year for Israel in addition to the civil year already in use.