“Some have argued that the supreme miracle of Christianity is not the resurrection of Christ from the dead but the incarnation. . . . Of all the things Christianity proclaims, this is the most staggering.”- Timothy Keller “All this took place to fulfill what the Lord had said through the prophet: ‘The virgin will conceive […] The post The supreme miracle of Christianity appeared first on Crown of Compassion .

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“In Jesus you stop having to prove yourself because you know it doesn’t really matter in the end whether you are a failure or a king. All you need is God’s grace, and you can have it, in spite of your failures.”- Timothy Keller “Thus there were fourteen generations in all from Abraham to David, […] The post A failure or a king — both need God’s grace appeared first on Crown of Compassion .

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“The grace of God is so pervasive that even the begats of the Bible are dripping with God’s mercy.”- Timothy Keller “And Jesse begat David the king, and David the king begat Solomon of her that had been the wife of Uriah.”- Matthew 1:6 (KJV) As Timothy Keller moves on in Chapter 2 of Hidden […] The post The begats of the Bible appeared first on Crown of Compassion .

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“At first glance [the Christmas story] looks like the other legends. . . . We read that and think, Another great fairy tale! Indeed, it looks like the Christmas story is one more story pointing to these underlying realities. But Matthew’s Gospel refutes that by grounding Jesus in history, not ‘once upon a time’. . […] The post Grounding Jesus in history appeared first on Crown of Compassion .

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“The Christian Gospel . . . is first of all a message that you need to be saved . . . by what [Christ] has done. . . . But if the biblical story begins ‘Once upon a time,’ if it is inspiring advice and not the declaration of the greatest events in history, then […] The post Good advice or good news? appeared first on Crown of Compassion .

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“If God has really been born in a manger, then we have something no other religion even claims to have. It’s a God who truly understands you, from the inside of your experience. . . . Christmas shows he knows what you’re going through. When you talk to him, he understands.”- Timothy Keller “For to […] The post A God who truly understands you appeared first on Crown of Compassion .

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“The Christmas message . . . doesn’t say from the world a light has sprung, but upon the world a light has dawned. It has come from the outside. There is a light outside of this world, and Jesus has brought that light to save us; indeed, he is that Light (John 8:12).”- Timothy Keller […] The post A light has dawned at Christmas appeared first on Crown of Compassion .

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“Christmas contains many spiritual truths, but it will be hard to grasp the others unless we grasp this one first. That is, that the world is a dark place, and we will never find our way or see reality unless Jesus is our Light.”- Timothy Keller “The people walking in darkness have seen a great […] The post Unless Jesus is our Light appeared first on Crown of Compassion .

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“Christmas is the only Christian holy day that is also a major secular holiday — arguably our culture’s biggest. The result is two different celebrations. . . . This brings some discomfort on both sides. Many Christians can’t help but notice that more and more of the public festivities surrounding Christmas studiously avoid any references […] The post Two different celebrations — Christmas appeared first on Crown of Compassion .

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Kingdom Heroes: Building a Strong Faith . . . Harvest House published Dr. Tony Evans’ book Kingdom Heroes: Building a Strong Faith That Endures in 2021. Dr. Evans is the founder and senior pastor of Oak Cliff Fellowship in Dallas, Texas. To live as a kingdom hero, Dr. Evans stresses, you need endurance based on […] The post Kingdom Heroes: Building a Strong Faith. . . appeared first on Crown of Compassion .

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Crown of Compassion began as a ministry to downsized workers and has evolved into a general ministry for those hungry for thoughtful words.