Religion

Incompatible?

Incompatible?

on December 29, 2018, 6:00 AM / in Religion

All of you be of one mind, having compassion for one another; love as brothers, be tenderhearted, be courteous. —1 Peter 3:8 A quote in Sports Illustrated magazine expresses a truth that we as people of faith sometimes neglect: “What counts most in creating a successful team is not how compatible its players are, but how they deal with incompatibility.” […]

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a gruffalo christmas

a gruffalo christmas

on December 29, 2018, 6:00 AM / in People, Religion

a gruffalo christmas Special Thanks to Jackie By Rory  /  This Life I Live “A Gruffalo… what’s a Gruffalo? A Gruffalo… why, didn’t you know? There’s no such thing as a Gruffalo!” Those are lines from Indiana’s favorite book and video called “The Gruffalo”. In the story, a mouse goes for a stroll through the deep dark wood to find […]

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Happy or Holy?

Happy or Holy?

on December 29, 2018, 6:00 AM / in Bedtime Stories, Religion

While parts of my life are VERY high tech (see, you can teach an ‘old dog’ new tricks!), there is one area that is very OLD SCHOOL. I don’t have my calendar on my phone, or in any of my three computers. My calendar hangs on the wall just to the right of my monitor showing one month at the […]

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When God Thunders

When God Thunders

on December 28, 2018, 6:00 AM / in Religion

You called in trouble, and I delivered you; I answered you in the secret place of thunder. —Psalm 81:7 Thunder rolls across the Sawtooth Mountains, crashing and echoing through the peaks and canyons, shaking the ground with celestial sonic booms. My old dog cuts and runs. I stand amazed and delighted. The storm reminds me of the “secret place of […]

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The Place Of Going Forth

The Place Of Going Forth

on December 27, 2018, 6:00 AM / in Religion

Bethlehem . . . , out of you shall come forth to Me the One to be Ruler in Israel. —Micah 5:2 A lot of attention was suddenly focused on the small town of Bethlehem. Jews from many parts of the world came to be counted in a census. Mary and Joseph traveled there from Nazareth. Shepherds came from the […]

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Now I have heard it all… Mary was Raped? The Leftist Christmas Grinches Are at It Again

Now I have heard it all… Mary was Raped? The Leftist Christmas Grinches Are at It Again

on December 27, 2018, 6:00 AM / in International News, National News, Opinion, Religion

Written by  Selwyn Duke It’s bad enough when a Muslim cleric states that one must not say “Merry Christmas” and that doing so is worse than “killing someone,” as an Islamic “scholar” I recently cited did. But then we have the people born into the Christian tradition who join the anti-yuletide chorus, albeit with a tad more subtlety (usually). This […]

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Blood Sacrifice

on December 26, 2018, 6:00 AM / in Opinion, Religion

By Willie Martin Seldom heard in the modern Jude-Christian church are the meaningful old hymns that speak of “ the blood, ” such as: “ Power in the Blood, ” “ Nothing But the Blood of Jesus, ” “ Redeemed by the Blood of the Lamb, ” “ There is a Fountain Filled With Blood, ” etc. This deletion of […]

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Letdown

Letdown

on December 26, 2018, 6:00 AM / in Religion

Mary kept all these things and pondered them in her heart. Then the shepherds returned, glorifying and praising God. —Luke 2:19-20 The night of Jesus’ birth was exciting for Mary and Joseph. There before their eyes was the miracle Baby whose coming into the world had been announced by an angel. The shepherds too were excited when they saw and […]

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Just to Remind you of what yesterday was all about…..

Just to Remind you of what yesterday was all about…..

on December 26, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History, International News, Religion

“Now the birth of Jesus Christ was on this wise: When as his mother Mary was espoused to Joseph, before they came together, she was found with child of the Holy Ghost. Then Joseph her husband, being a just man, and not willing to make her a publick example, was minded to put her away privily. But while he thought […]

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CHRISTMAS – WHAT MAKES IT IMPORTANT?

on December 25, 2018, 6:14 AM / in History, Religion

What Makes Christmas Important? IS IT THE DATE? Some mistakenly think that December 25th was the day Christ was born. The honest truth is, that no one is exactly sure when Christ was born. The Bible is strangely silent on the issue! Let me share with you some interesting historical notes. Did you know that the Apostolic and early churches […]

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Merry Christmas From Devvy

Merry Christmas From Devvy

on December 25, 2018, 6:08 AM / in Opinion, Religion

“I hold the precepts of Jesus, as delivered by himself, to be the most pure, benevolent, and sublime which have ever been preached to a man.” Thomas Jefferson to Jared Sparks, November 4, 1820 From NewsWithViews Today is the big day. Christians around the world are celebrating the birth of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. Lots of cheer, the […]

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Born To Die

Born To Die

on December 25, 2018, 6:00 AM / in Religion

The Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give His life a ransom for many. —Matthew 20:28 Although millions celebrate Jesus’ birthday, few seem to be aware of its real significance. We recognize that His birth was unusual because He was born of a virgin. His life was unique too, for He was […]

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Merry Christmas to All

Merry Christmas to All

on December 25, 2018, 6:00 AM / in Religion

It is the near the end of 2015 and we will be out of the fray and celebrating the holidays with family and friends and will not be back till December 28th. The newsline will be running on automatic. May God bless and Keep You till then….. In those days a decree went out from Caesar Augustus that all the world […]

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Hiding In Plain Sight

Hiding In Plain Sight

on December 25, 2018, 6:00 AM / in Religion

You will conceive in your womb and bring forth a Son, and shall call His name Jesus. —Luke 1:31 A Baltimore congregation found the answer to their financial troubles on the wall of their church. And it had been “hiding” there for more than 25 years! Someone finally recognized a piece of art hanging in the chapel—it was a valuable […]

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God’s Gift To Us

God’s Gift To Us

on December 25, 2018, 6:00 AM / in International News, Opinion, Religion

Here is the account of the birth of our Savior as recorded by Saint Matthew: “Now the birth of Jesus Christ was on this wise: When as his mother Mary was espoused to Joseph, before they came together, she was found with child of the Holy Ghost. Then Joseph her husband, being a just man, and not willing to make […]

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A Charlie Brown Christmas: 50 years of Joy and Hope

A Charlie Brown Christmas: 50 years of Joy and Hope

on December 25, 2018, 6:00 AM / in Opinion, Religion

by KATIE KENNON Who would have guessed the “War on Christmas” existed 50 years ago? ‘A Charlie Brown Christmas,’ now a classic Christmas tradition, is celebrating 50 years of charming audiences. It is hard to believe this beloved Christmas special was originally thought to be a failure by the executive producer, director, and the CBS network. The executives thought the […]

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Keeping Christ in Christmas: Sacred Carols

Keeping Christ in Christmas: Sacred Carols

on December 25, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History, Opinion, Religion

Written by  William F. Jasper  God rest ye merry, gentlemen, let nothing you dismay, Remember, Christ, our Savior, was born on Christmas Day; To save us all from Satan’s power 
when we were gone astray.
 O tidings of comfort and joy,
comfort and joy; O tidings of comfort and joy. Yes, it is easy to forget, in our hyper-commercialized, secularized, paganized […]

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Why I believe in Santa Claus

Why I believe in Santa Claus

on December 25, 2018, 6:00 AM / in Religion

By Dale Wilson When I was a lad of 5 or 6  we lived in Water Valley, Mississippi.  My earliest years were spent living out in the county on gravel roads; miles from town. Dad; a welder, worked 90 miles away; in Memphis.  He was gone during the week.  Usually he’d leave us on Sunday night and return (usually) on […]

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The “Inklings” — Providing Hope Against a Culture of Despair

The “Inklings” — Providing Hope Against a Culture of Despair

on December 25, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History, International News, Religion

Written by  James Heiser The grand sweep of history is often presented as an account of nations and even entire civilizations upon which the religious beliefs and ideologies of different ages have their impress on vast and faceless multitudes. Nearly lost in that vast expanse of time are the moments in which the individuals who shape the character of their […]

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‘Twas The Night Before Jesus Came’

‘Twas The Night Before Jesus Came’

on December 24, 2018, 4:05 PM / in Religion

  I just heard Pastor Robert Jeffress read this on his Sunday program –   I wonder how many homes this is the picture of what the Lord sees. —–  Jackie Juntti ‘Twas The Night Before Jesus Came’ written by Unknown Author ‘Twas the night before Jesus came and all through the house Not a creature was praying, not one in […]

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