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December 8 1997, 1997
Volume 41, Number 14
December 8
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Mary rejoicing, Rachel weeping
How shall we reconcile the glorious birth of the Savior with the bloody deaths of the boys of Bethlehem?
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Elijah stands for what I want in a God: someone to offer an escape route around life's messiest problems.