God Sent Forth His Son (Sat. Dec. 25)

The word of the day is “sent.”  On this glorious day, we hear Paul’s concise summary of the gospel in our reading of Galatians 4:4-7.  He writes, “But when the fullness of the time had come, God sent forth His Son, born of a woman, born under the law to redeem those who were under the law, that we might receive adoption as sons” (vs. 4-5). How long did it take for the time to be filled up with hours, days, years, and decades (Strong’s #4136, 204)?  How much suffering did the Chosen People endure as the centuries heaped up one on top of the others?  How much perseverance did it take for God’s People to maintain their hope in…

God Sent Forth His Son (Fri. Dec. 25)

Christ is born!  Glorify Him! The word of the day is “sent.” On this glorious day, we hear Paul’s concise summary of the gospel in our reading of Galatians  4:4-7. He writes, “But when the fullness of the time had come, God sent forth His Son, born of a woman, born under the law to redeem those who were under the law, that we might receive adoption as sons” (vs. 4-5). How long did it take for the time to be filled up with hours, days and years and decades (Strong’s #4136, 204)?  How much suffering did the Chosen People endure as the centuries heaped up one on top of the others? How much perseverance did it take for the People…