Sermons, 1933-1953

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In Earl Davis's later years, he used shorthand for his sermons.

Here, Davis states that we celebrate the birth of Jesus because of the faith he had -- "his consecration to a great and generous purpose" -- and the fact that he made good when tested, even unto death.

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Earl Clement Davis, sermons, minister, Unitarianism, religion, Jesus Christ, Christmas

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Why the Birth of Jesus is Celebrated?



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