Archive for December 25th, 2019

Merry Christmas From Devvy

Merry Christmas From Devvy

on December 25, 2019, 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, 2019, 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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CHRISTMAS – WHAT MAKES IT IMPORTANT?

on December 25, 2019, 6:00 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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December 25th Merry Christmas in History

December 25th Merry Christmas in History

on December 25, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History

December 25 is the 359th day of the year (360th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are six days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian Feast Day: Anastasia of Sirmium (Catholic Church) December 25 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) Christmas Day, Christian holiday commemorating the birth of Jesus. (International) Constitution Day (Taiwan) Malkh-Festival (Nakh peoples of Chechnya […]

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Merry Christmas to All

Merry Christmas to All

on December 25, 2019, 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, 2019, 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, 2019, 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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Christmas Quote for Today

Christmas Quote for Today

on December 25, 2019, 6:00 AM / in Bedtime Stories, History

  “How many observe Christ’s birthday! How few, His precepts!”    Benjamin Franklin Benjamin Franklin was a writer, a philosopher, a scientist, a politician, a patriot, a Founding Father, an inventor, and publisher. He helped with the founding of the United States of America and changed the world with his discoveries about electricity. His writings such as Poor Richards’ Almanac have […]

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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, 2019, 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, 2019, 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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The “Inklings” — Providing Hope Against a Culture of Despair

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

on December 25, 2019, 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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Why I believe in Santa Claus

Why I believe in Santa Claus

on December 25, 2019, 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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