Those people should not be listened to who keep saying the voice of the people is the voice of God! The riotousness of the crowd is always very close to madness! Alcuin of York (735-804 A.D.) Comment: When I was in high school back in the 1960’s my grandfather Edgar was a simple farmer but very wise! He would have
Make us eternal truths receive and practice all that we believe: Give us thyself, that we may see The Father and the Son by Thee! Charles the Great (742-814) Charlemagne reached the height of his power in 800 when he was crowned Emperor of the Romans by Pope Leo III on Christmas day at Old Saint Peter’s Basilica.
Christmas began in the heart of God. It is complete only when it reaches the heart of man! (anonymous quote)
Only Abraham was called a prophet before Moses. A prophet is one who is called by God and can only proclaim what the Lord has given him to say. A prophet could not contradict the Law or speak out of his own mind or heart. What a prophet spoke had to come true! A prophet is visionary and perceptive. Prophets
Many Jewish commentators believe the secret of Judah’s Blessings are implicit in the Hebrew meaning of his name. When his mother gave birth to him she said, “This time I will give thanksgiving to the Lord!” Therefore she called his name Judah. Judah is taken from the Hebrew word Hodah which means giving thanks. The Jews gave the world two
The first turkey was pardoned on Christmas day not Thanksgiving! Late in 1863 a live turkey was sent to the White House for the Lincoln family to feast on for the holidays. Tad Lincoln, age 10, quickly befriended the bird. Tad taught the turkey to follow him as he walked around the White House grounds. The turkey was named Jack,
All great and honorable actions are accompanied with great difficulties and overcome with answerable courage! William Bradford, Plymouth Colony Governor, 1621.
Wisdom is the supernatural art of living skillfully in whatever actual conditions we find ourselves in. Pastor Brady Boyd, New Life Church, Colorado Springs, Colorado. Comment; There are about 100 scriptures on wisdom in your Bible. There are about 12 root words that form these 100 scriptures in the Hebrew and the Greek. I will give you these root words
Much of the preaching today is what I call “Gospel Lite.” It is a reduced calorie Gospel just like Bud Lite beer! You are deprived of nutrients! A cheap substitute! All of our cultural wars going on in America are never discussed? Scripture warnings to gays, lesbians, transsexuals and abortionist are ignored! Sometimes I think our pulpits here in America
Man’s liberty ends, and it ought to end, when that liberty becomes a curse to his neighbors! Frederic William Farrar (1831-1903)