Now the Lord said to Abram, “Go from your country and your kindred and your father’s house to the land that I will show you.  And I will make of you a great nation, and I will bless you and make your name great, so that you will be a blessing.  I will bless those who bless you, and him who dishonors you I will curse and, in you, all the families of the earth shall be blessed.”  (Genesis 12.1-3)

This is the beginning of the plan of redemption which expands throughout the Old Testament and finds its fulfillment in the New Testament in the conception, birth, life, teaching, miracles, death, and resurrection of the Lord Jesus Christ.

Merry Christmas!

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