Monthly Archives: December 2010

A THOUGHT FOR THE NEW YEAR

One of the great events associated with the birth of Christ is the visit of the Wise Men.  It is almost certain that some time passed following His birth before their visit.  And it is not likely that the visit … Continue reading

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IT’S NOT ABOUT BEIN’ GOOD

Dennis the Menace told his friend Joey about a conversation he had with the Mall Santa. He said, “I told Santa I wasn’t real good this year. I’m hopin’ I’ll get points for bein’ honest.” (Beaumont Enterprise, 12/15/7, p.4b) There … Continue reading

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WHO IS JESUS? – December 23

“Here is a man who was born in an obscure village, the child of a peasant woman.  He grew up in another village.  He worked in a carpenter shop until he was thirty.  Then for three years He was an … Continue reading

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MR. PRESIDENT, THIS PASTOR DISAGREES – December 21

What do researchers tell us about what Americans believe about Christmas? In his book America’s War on Christianity, author Brad O’Leary quotes some interesting statistics about what we as a nation believe. He points out “Nearly 66% believe Christmas is … Continue reading

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TWAS THE WEEK BEFORE CHRISTMAS – December 16

Twas the week before Christmas When all through our land Not a Christian was praying Nor taking a stand. The PC Police had taken away The one reason for Christmas – so no one could say. The children were told … Continue reading

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THE WOW FACTOR – December 14

I read today that “Americans will use 38,000 miles of ribbon and 4,000,000 tons of wrapping paper to wrap their gifts this Christmas.  For the second year in a row gift cards are the most requested gifts, and it’s expected … Continue reading

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A VIRTUAL CHRISTMAS? – December 9th

New Yorkers have a one-of-a-kind Christmas experience called the “Yule Log.”  Television station WPIX zooms their cameras in on a fireplace and broadcasts a burning log from 8:00am till 10:00am on Christmas morning.  It was a twenty-three year tradition until … Continue reading

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