'Epiphany' Tagged Posts

'Epiphany' Tagged Posts

A FEW WORDS ABOUT THE WISE MEN

Isaiah foretold it.  “Nations will walk to your light, and kings to the brightness of your dawn” (Isaiah 60:1-3  EHV).  The first example of this, as we edge toward the Epiphany season, is found not in the Gospel of Luke from which our Christmas themes are taken this year.  Rather, it is in the Gospel of Matthew that we learn about the Wise Men. The…

EPIPHANY

The official start of the Epiphany season is January 6.  The word “epiphany” means to make manifest, to reveal, to show forth.   This season of the Christian Church Year reminds us that Jesus is not only the virgin-born Child of Mary, true yet sinless Man.  He is also God Himself come in the flesh, the second Person of the Holy Trinity.  The Wise Men worship Him.  He…

SOMETHING TO WARM US UP

January is what it is in Wisconsin…generally cold and dark.  Even those of us who cherish the change of seasons are eager to see the days grow warmer and longer. Here in the cold and dark of winter we mark the ancient and time-honored season of Epiphany.  There is something in this season of Epiphany that warms us up and brightens our gloomy hearts. The word “epiphany”…