The opening to John’s gospel gives us a still-radical view of Christmas, the Feast of the Incarnation, as it goes beyond the baby and on to us.
The Light of Christ and God’s children
Christmas Day | John 1:1-14
“In the beginning was the Word”
When we read these words on Christmas morning, they feel like a counter to the words we hear the evening before.
We gather on Christmas Eve and hear the birth story from Luke, with its familiar moments of a baby born, swaddled, and laid down for bed in a manger.
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