Judgement and Redemption

Charles Dickens’s A Christmas Carol offers a familiar and seasonal illustration of the arc of judgment and redemption through the eyes of Ebenezer Scrooge. Tracing his sin of greed through its origins (past), effects (present), and ultimate consequences (future), we see judgment met with redemption and reconciliation. A Christmas Carol’s multiple film and television adaptations make it accessible to almost all congregations.

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