Post Tagged with: "Christmas"

Tyrants React to the Birth of the King of Kings

Tyrants React to the Birth of the King of Kings

While angels, shepherds, godly men and women in Jerusalem rejoiced at the birth of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, there were those whose reactions were exactly opposite.

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Twas the Night after Christmas in 1776

Twas the Night after Christmas in 1776

The present delivered that morning in Trenton has continued to bless Americans every Christmas. Let’s not forget in all the festivities to pass the knowledge of this gift to our future generations.

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Merry Christmas or Mary’s Christmas?

Merry Christmas or Mary’s Christmas?

In December of 1914, in the first bitter winter of a long bitter war, the solders of the German Empire and the soldiers of the British Empire defied the orders of their officers. They abandoned their hastily dug entrenchments, that would soon grow into an elaborate maze of trenches stretching from Switzerland to the English Channel, to meet each other in no man’s land.

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The Political Significance of Christmas

The Political Significance of Christmas

In their effort to make a point, those who discuss law and government and politics for a living often miss the most crucial – the most critical point of all. So, as we celebrate Christmas, this is a good time to take a deep breath and revisit first principles.

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Christmas: The Crux of God’s Redemption of Creation

Christmas: The Crux of God’s Redemption of Creation

Christmas is a wonderful holiday about a sweet baby in a manger, about love, about family, and all the warm things with which we associate Christmas. But it is about so much more…and some of it is not so pleasant to think on. But we MUST grapple with these things, if we are to really enjoy the peace of Christmas.

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The Shadow of Christmas on Politics

The Shadow of Christmas on Politics

The birth of Jesus Christ is the most significant political event in the history of the universe. Why? Because liberty does not and cannot exist absent the acknowledgement of the Almighty, Omniscient, Living and Everlasting God of the Bible whose Son is Jesus Christ.

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The Dilemma of Joseph and Christmas

The Dilemma of Joseph and Christmas

Joseph found himself in an extremely difficult circumstance, which called upon him to exercise uncommon faith in God and specific obedience to the commands God gave him. All of this in the midst of a world where tyranny made life very difficult for every one and a social context which made what God called him to do mean certain censure from all his family and friends.

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Merry Christmas and a Happy New America

In the still sweet morning of December 26, people start preparing for the next blast of holiday cheer, Happy New Year!!! What will 2016 bring?

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Who Was He…and Who Is He?

Who Was He…and Who Is He?

There are many Christmas songs which point beyond a baby in a manger to the deeper truths and more profound happenings that came with the incarnation of the Son of God.

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Bowing Our Knees at the Name of Jesus

Bowing Our Knees at the Name of Jesus

In exhorting Christians as to how they should behave toward one another, the Apostle Paul pointed to the example of Christ himself: Have this attitude in yourselves which was also in Christ Jesus, who, although he existed in the form of God, did not regard equality with God a thing to be grasped, but emptied Himself taking the form of a bond-servant, and being made in the likeness of men. Being found in appearance as a man, He humbled Himself by becoming obedient to the point of death, even death on a cross.

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