Christian Living

The Dark Irony of Christmas Carols

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Published on 12/20/2019

Greg talks about people unknowingly extolling the virtues of Christ through Christmas carols, then he answers questions about whether people who have died can hear us, what it means to desire spiritual gifts, a quote by Patrick Henry, and what “elohim” refers to in Psalm 82.


  • Commentary: The dark irony of Christmas carols (00:00)
  • Can those who have died hear us speak to them? Is it okay to occasionally ask God to communicate your love to a deceased loved one? (20:00)
  • What does it mean to “earnestly desire the spiritual gifts” (1 Cor. 12:31 and 14:1), and how do we follow this imperative? (34:00)
  • A quote by Patrick Henry about reading the Bible (45:00)
  • What does “elohim” refer to in Psalm 82? (52:00)

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