Archive for December 21st, 2020

Light And Shadow

Light And Shadow

on December 21, 2020, 6:00 AM / in Religion

The people who walked in darkness have seen a great light; those who dwelt in the land of the shadow of death, upon them a light has shined. —Isaiah 9:2 Art historian Seymour Slive described the great Dutch artist Rembrandt (1606–1669) as the master of light and shadow, a compelling storyteller on canvas. Rembrandt’s painting The Adoration of the Shepherds […]

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Christmas Quote for Today December 21st

Christmas Quote for Today December 21st

on December 21, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History, People

I will honor Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year. Charles Dickens Charles Dickens was an English writer and social critic. He created some of the world’s most well-known fictional characters and is generally regarded as the greatest novelist of the Victorian period. During his life, his works enjoyed unprecedented popularity, and by the twentieth […]

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ISLAM’s conquests led to THE DARK AGES, then the RENAISSANCE & REFORMATION, which led ultimately to the American REVOLUTION

ISLAM’s conquests led to THE DARK AGES, then the RENAISSANCE & REFORMATION, which led ultimately to the American REVOLUTION

on December 21, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History

Dark Ages to Renaissance to Reformation to American REVOLUTION In the twelve years after Mohammed’s death, 632-644 AD, Muslim jihadists conquered the Eastern Roman Empire, Syria, Palestine, Eastern Anatolia, Armenia, Upper Egypt, Lower Egypt and North Africa. Muslim pirates terrorized the Mediterranean, blockading trade. This caused economic disaster in Roman Europe by diminishing products moving from East to West. An […]

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“Blessed Is He Who Does Not Stumble Because of Me”: The Messiah and Today’s Nationalists

“Blessed Is He Who Does Not Stumble Because of Me”: The Messiah and Today’s Nationalists

on December 21, 2020, 6:00 AM / in Opinion, Religion

2 And when John had heard in prison about the works of Christ, he sent two of his disciples 3 and said to Him, “Are You the Coming One, or do we look for another?” 4 Jesus answered and said to them, “Go and tell John the things which you hear and see: 5 The blind see and the lame walk; the lepers are cleansed and the deaf hear; the dead are raised up and the poor have the […]

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What Has Christmas Done To Christianity?

What Has Christmas Done To Christianity?

on December 21, 2020, 6:00 AM / in Opinion, Religion

By Dave Daubenmire   |    News With Views This is not what you think it is going to be. This is not about the pagan origins of Christmas.   It is not about the placing of coniferous trees in your home.  It is not about the commercialization of the birth of Christ or even about the glorification of Santa and the lying […]

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December 21st in History

December 21st in History

on December 21, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History

December 21 is the 355th day of the year (356th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 10 days remaining until the end of the year. In the Northern Hemisphere, December 21st is usually the shortest day of the year and is sometimes regarded as the first day of winter. In the Southern Hemisphere, December 21st is usually […]

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Merry Christmas From Lucy….

on December 21, 2020, 6:00 AM / in People, Religion

Dear Ones, Every year at this time, we hear the word of God expressed through the prophet Isaiah. Whether proclaimed in Handel’s “Messiah” or seen on  cards, the words of Isaiah 9 are heard. Almost every interpretation of this verse and every sermon composed on the subject limits the scope of the verse to a proclamation that CHRIST, the everlasting […]

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Many Pastors And Christians Behaving More Like Herod Than Wise Men And Shepherds

on December 21, 2020, 6:00 AM / in Opinion, Religion

Preachers and Christians in America talk a lot about loving Jesus. They sing songs to Him; wave their hands in the air; pray to Him; and talk about His teachings. And at Christmas time, they retell the story of Christ’s virgin birth, and boys and girls sing songs and put on plays—complete with shepherds and Wise Men. But in reality, […]

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