Contributed by Ian Hyde on Mar 29, 2019
The beautiful truth of Christ's mission is that God was not just content to contain darkness or to hold it at bay for a while. Instead, he pierced the heart of it and conquered it on our behalf.
The passage just read is probably one of my favorite Christmas passages from one of my favorite books of the Bible. In fact, it is one of the reasons Isaiah has sometimes been called the “fifth gospel”, because between this, 7:14, 11:1-9, and chapter 53, we have an almost complete