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.Read more ›
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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.Read more ›
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.Read more ›
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.Read more ›
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.Read more ›
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.Read more ›
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.Read more ›