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Month: November 2016

Are Words Important? Luke 1:47

I think you know they are! The whole universe was created by words! Life and death are in the power of the tongue! Mary is speaking here in the Christmas story! She said in verse 47,”That all generations shall call me blessed!” The Greek translation for blessed used here says “Markarious”, the future of “Makarizo”, which really means, “They shall

What is Christmas?

Christmas is not a time nor a season, but a state of mind! To cherish peace and goodwill, to be plenteous in mercy, is to have the real spirit of Christmas! President Calvin Coolidge (1872-1933)

Christmas and Family! Matthew 1:18-20

Many fascinating things can be learned from the Christmas story! One thing cannot be denied! God always wanted a family! He started off creating one man and one woman! Not two men or two women but one man and one woman! The challenge got bigger when God wanted a son born of human parents! He looked over His creation to

Baptism

In the early church Baptism was done outside a building in a lake, stream, pond or on the ocean shoreline! During this time in church history this was a witness to the unbelievers as well as the believers since many unbelievers saw this testimony displayed! At least in America most baptism is done inside a church where only believers witness!

Christmas Tax! Luke 2:1

“And it came to pass in those days that there went out a decree from Caesar Augustus, that the whole world should be taxed!” Comment: Did you get that? That the whole world should be taxed! Caesar was surely a member of the Democratic Party! He must have been their poster boy! This decree did get Joseph and Mary to

CNN, MSNBC, ABC, NY TIMES

Four hostile newspapers are more to be feared than a thousand bayonets! Napoleon Bonaparte (1769-1821)

Imagination! Genesis 1:26

Imagination rules the world! Napoleon Bonaparte (1769-1821) Comment: Why did Donald Trump win the presidency? Imagination! He had a bigger imagination for America than all his opponents! It is interesting that Napoleon sold the Louisiana Territory known as the Louisiana Purchase to the United States for 15 million dollars! He used this money to fund his military exploits! During Napoleon’s

Thanksgiving Day!

Thanksgiving Day is a good day to recommit our energies to giving thanks and to giving! Amy Grant

Politics!

If you wish to be a success in the world, promise everything and deliver nothing! Napoleon Bonaparte

What Makes America Great?

I sought for her greatness and genius of America in her commodius harbors and ample rivers and it was not there? In her fertile fields and boundless forests but it was not there? In her rich mines and her vast world commerce and it was not there? In her Democratic congress and her matchless Constitution and it was not there?