Archive for December 24th, 2020

December 24th in History

December 24th in History

on December 24, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History

December 24 is the 358th day of the year (359th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are seven days remaining until the end of the year. This is it… go get those presents….. Holidays Christian feast day: Adela and Irmina December 24 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) Christmas Eve (Christianity) and its related observances: Aðfangadagskvöld, the day when the 13th […]

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American Minute with Bill Federer “Through Jesus Christ the World Will Yet be a Better Place”-Pres. Truman, CHRISTMAS EVE, 1952, “…I wish for you a Christmas filled with the joy of the Holy Spirit.”

American Minute with Bill Federer “Through Jesus Christ the World Will Yet be a Better Place”-Pres. Truman, CHRISTMAS EVE, 1952, “…I wish for you a Christmas filled with the joy of the Holy Spirit.”

on December 24, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History

On CHRISTMAS EVE, DECEMBER 24, 1492, Columbus’ ship, the Santa Maria, ran aground on the island of Hispanola (Haiti). Columbus left 40 men and named the settlement la Navidad, promising to return the next year. On CHRISTMAS EVE, DECEMBER 24, 1777, Captain James Cook discovered Christmas Island, the largest atoll in the Pacific, where he observed eclipse of the sun. […]

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The Forgotten Part of the Christmas Story

The Forgotten Part of the Christmas Story

on December 24, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History, Religion

By David Fowler  /  FACTN Most Americans think they know the whole “Christmas story,” much like many Americans think of Thanksgiving as simply a time when the Pilgrims and Indians celebrated a good harvest season. They know Christmas celebrates Jesus being born in a manger, and many know that Jesus is God in some form or fashion. But it’s more […]

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The Birth of Jesus Christ

The Birth of Jesus Christ

on December 24, 2020, 6:00 AM / in News, Religion

Luke 5 There was in the days of Herod, the king of Judea, a certain priest named Zacharias, of the division of Abijah. His wife was of the daughters of Aaron, and her name was Elizabeth. 6 And they were both righteous before God, walking in all the commandments and ordinances of the Lord blameless. 7 But they had no […]

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The World’s Greatest Gift Meets Humanity’s Most Desperate Need

The World’s Greatest Gift Meets Humanity’s Most Desperate Need

on December 24, 2020, 6:00 AM / in Religion

Editor’s Note: There is more to this holiday than Santa Claus. As the parents of four young children (ages 13, 11, 9, and 7), my wife and I have had many years of joyous celebration at Christmas time.  Interestingly, we’ve done this without ever “doing” Santa Claus.  In other words, we have never pretended with our children that the gifts […]

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Santa’s Surprising Origins-A Christmas Classic Feature

Santa’s Surprising Origins-A Christmas Classic Feature

on December 24, 2020, 6:00 AM / in Bedtime Stories, History, Religion

by Rev. Austin Miles  |   News With Views MYRA – (Note To Readers: This story was first published on December 20, 2001. It has been picked up and re-published all over the world every year since, becoming a Holiday Tradition. Hallmark contacted the writer and asked him to appear in the Holiday movie, Single Santa Seeks Mrs. Claus, playing the Mall […]

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‘Twas The Night Before Jesus Came’

‘Twas The Night Before Jesus Came’

on December 24, 2020, 6:00 AM / 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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Can God Speak to Us?

Can God Speak to Us?

on December 24, 2020, 6:00 AM / in Opinion, Religion

By Joseph Sobran |  Fitzgerald Griffin Foundation Flash! Just in time for the Christmas season, Newsweek reports this week that the Gospel accounts of Christ’s nativity aren’t “fully factual.” Do tell. Talk about investigative journalism! Not to be outdone, Time assures us this week that “constantly evolving scholarship” casts doubt on the Gospel narratives. So what else is new? Scholarly attempts to diminish Christ through the […]

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Ten Thousand Times Brighter than the Star of Bethlehem

Ten Thousand Times Brighter than the Star of Bethlehem

on December 24, 2020, 6:00 AM / in Religion

I came across this great OLD Christmas songs on You Tube –  No titles or artists named but I think I recognized some of the OLD voices – Gene Autry, Roy Rogers & Dale Evans – Red Foley – Johnny Cash – and a few others –  Lots of OLD Christmas songs that I haven’t heard in over 50+ years.  Enjoy […]

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A Patriot Christmas

A Patriot Christmas

on December 24, 2020, 6:00 AM / in International News, Religion

  The Birth of Jesus: “In those days Caesar Augustus issued a decree that a census should be taken of the entire Roman world. (This was the first census that took place while Quirinius was governor of Syria.) And everyone went to their own town to register. So Joseph also went up from the town of Nazareth in Galilee to […]

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Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas

on December 24, 2020, 6:00 AM / in People, Religion

Luke 2:11-14 11 For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Saviour, which is Christ the Lord. 12 And this shall be a sign unto you; Ye shall find the babe wrapped in swaddling clothes, lying in a manger. 13 And suddenly there was with the angel a multitude of the heavenly host praising God, and saying, 14 Glory to God in […]

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