Archive for December 23rd, 2020

Is Alexa the new Santa? Experiencing the power of Christmas

Is Alexa the new Santa? Experiencing the power of Christmas

on December 23, 2020, 8:04 AM / in Religion

By Dr. Jim Denison Here’s a sign of the times: children are asking Alexa to bring them presents their parents didn’t order. A five-year-old boy ordered a Tesla; fortunately for his family, Amazon delivered Tesla-branded running pants rather than a car. A mother says her four-year-old learned how to use her iPad to shop on Amazon and “boxes and boxes arrived. […]

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Christ is Knocking at the Door

Christ is Knocking at the Door

on December 23, 2020, 6:00 AM / in Opinion, Religion

Reprinted By Erick Erickson I rarely put my cooking messes on Instagram. I put up a picture the other day of my messy desk, and people were surprised. One thing I do try to do is be open about my family’s life and struggles when I can as best I can. I do it not to put the spotlight on […]

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Unto You Is Born A Savior

Unto You Is Born A Savior

on December 23, 2020, 6:00 AM / in Opinion, Religion

The birth of the Lord Jesus Christ as told in Saint Luke’s Gospel: And it came to pass in those days, that there went out a decree from Caesar Augustus, that all the world should be taxed. (And this taxing was first made when Cyrenius was governor of Syria.) And all went to be taxed, every one into his own […]

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Celebrate The Baby

Celebrate The Baby

on December 23, 2020, 6:00 AM / in Religion

There is born to you this day in the city of David a Savior, who is Christ the Lord. —Luke 2:11 Why do we celebrate Jesus’ birthday so differently from other birthdays? When it’s time to honor historical figures who have a day set aside for them, we don’t think about them as babies. We don’t have pictures of cute […]

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The Birth of Christ

The Birth of Christ

on December 23, 2020, 6:00 AM / in Religion

On a real day, in real history, in a real city, in the real world, God himself came to take away all guilt, to fulfill all hopes, and to defeat all enemies and make us safe and satisfied forever. The Wonder of Christmas This was a day planned in eternity before the creation of the world. Indeed the whole universe […]

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Merry Christmas

on December 23, 2020, 6:00 AM / in Opinion, Religion

I thought this worthy of sharing… Many of us who try to educate *family* and some friends can appreciate what OldDog has to say. from http://anationbeguiled.com Unfortunately, many of my personal friends and family members are not on my web site mailing list, and remain uninformed about what has taken complete control of my life these last eight years, [and […]

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What is Christmas Without Christ?

What is Christmas Without Christ?

on December 23, 2020, 6:00 AM / in Opinion, Religion

By Dr. Robert R. Owens  What have Frosty the Snowman, roasting chestnuts, hippos, hula hoops, and barking dogs got to do with Christmas? They may bring warmth to our hearts. They may bring a smile to our lips. Or they may make us groan. Whatever they do to each of us what they all have in common is that they’re […]

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“Sirs, what must I do to be saved?”

“Sirs, what must I do to be saved?”

on December 23, 2020, 6:00 AM / in Opinion, Religion

So they said, “Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, and you will be saved.” – Acts 16:30-31 “Finding the right questions is as crucial as finding the right answers,” says devotional writer Henri Nouwen. Yet how easy it is to run ahead of God’s Spirit as we talk to unbelievers about Christ, giving pre-packaged answers before we listen to their […]

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December 23rd in History

December 23rd in History

on December 23, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History

December 23 is the 357th day of the year (358th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are eight days remaining until the end of the year. There are two days till Christmas. Now, you might want to panic. Holidays Birthday of the Queen Silvia, an official flag day (Sweden) Children’s Day (South Sudan) Christian Feast Day: Abassad (Coptic […]

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FAITH: Those ITCHING EARS……

on December 23, 2020, 6:00 AM / in Religion

This nation and those in it are in great need of intercessory prayer.  The ENEMY (Satan) is seeking all he can devour and he is doing it in great haste as he knows his time is short.  We who are Believers need to spend every minute we can in prayer – to stand against this evil that is filling our […]

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