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2 God’s Unspeakable Gift, General Superintendent: Charles H. Strickland

3 The Peace of Christmas, Morris Chalfant

3 How Can We Celebrate Christmas? (a Poem), Alice Hansche Mortenson

4 Letters

5 Christmas, Steve Rodeheaver

5 The Purpose (a Poem), Geraldine Nicholas

6 Bethlehem, G. Frederick Owen

7 Paradox in Bethlehem (a Poem), Jean Hogan Dudley

7 Nazarene Roots: Meditations from the Heart: H. Orton Wiley

8 God’s Wisdom Shines At Christmas, Gordon Chilvers

9 Dirty Hands, James Lee West

10 God Waited Patiently for Me, Louis G. Snyder

11 A Christmas Program (a Poem), Vivian Stewart

12 Someone’s Sitting In Our Pew, Jane Landreth

13 My Son and I Are the Same Age, John D. Anderson

14 Communication – The Test of Music, Barry W. Swanson

15 Every Day with Jesus; Every Day with the Psalms; Every Day with Paul, Mendell Taylor

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

18 What Sanctification Is Not, J. Melton Thomas

19 We Believe In Miracles!, M. O. Dodgen

20 By All Means, Cliff Kraft

21 In the News

30 News of Religion

31 Answer Corner

35 Late News

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Nazarene Publishing House


Kansas City, Missouri


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

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Scholarship of Community Application, Scholarship of Teaching and Learning


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