The Word Among Us

Advent 2004 Issue

Waiting in Joyful Hope

How can we get ready to be with Jesus when he comes again?

On January 1, 1863, United States president Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation, announcing an end to slavery.

Three years later, with the ratification of the Thirteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, Lincoln’s proclamation became the law...

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