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2 The Unspeakable Gift, General Superintendent: John A. Knight

3 It All Started in a Manger, Charles Hastings Smith

4 Letters

5 From the Manger to the Cross, Jerry McCant

6 The Gift (a Poem), Geraldine Nicholas

6 I Found New Meaning in Christmas, Wanda Milner Winburn

8 Obedience, Stephen L. Manley

9 Nazarene Roots: Called Not of Men but of God

10 Let’s Go to the Ivory Coast! Where?, Ray Hendrix

10 This Miracle of Birth (a Poem), Alice Cameron Bostrom

11 “Because You Gave…”, Michael R. Gentry

11 Christmas Waiting Room (a Poem), Leita Twyeffort

12 More than Conquerors, Eddie Cairns

13 Never Be Bitter, Jerry Kester

13 The Gifts of Gifts (a Poem), Vivian Stewart

14 Our King’s Daughter, Faith C. Hopkins

14 Christ is Christmas (a Poem), Alice Hansche Mortenson

15 So Who’s Perfect?, Dick Howard

16 The Editor’s Standpoint, W. E. McCumber

18 From the Shadows, Dellora West

23Everett’s Joy, William Goodman

24 By All Means, Evelyn Gladding

25 In the News

34 News of Religion

35 Answer Corner

39 Late News

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Journal Issue

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Nazarene Publishing House


Kansas City, Missouri


Nazarene, journal, publication, feature articles, poetry, continuing columns, departments, denominational origin

Scholarship Domain(s)

Scholarship of Community Application, Scholarship of Teaching and Learning


Christian Denominations and Sects | Christianity | History of Christianity | Missions and World Christianity | Practical Theology