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What Have I Learned From Christmas Story?

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!” Lesson Number One: I have learned thus far that Caesar Augustus was a Democrat! James Sasse.

Spirit or Flesh? John 11:25-26 (Greek Translation)

Verse 25; “Jesus said unto her I will cause his body to stand on his feet again from the grave! I am the principle of life and the spirit and the soul but not the flesh! He that will believe or give me credit though he were dead yet I will cause his spirit to dwell eternally with me!” Verse

Mary’s Song! Luke 1:52

“He hath overthrown with violence the ruler’s from their seats and exalted them of low degree!” Comment: By events in the earth God makes it clear to the Ruler’s on the earth that He is in charge! What happened to Caesar, Herod and Caiaphas the High Priest? Caesar and Herod came to a bad end! Caiaphas the High Priest was

Mary’s Song! Luke 1:49

“For He that is mighty hath done miracles and perfect is His name!” Comment: Our God majors in miracles! God never went to school! He is mighty because of who He is! He is perfect because perfection is in His name! He is creator of all things! No evolution with God! He is creator of all things but He Himself

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

In The Beginning! John 1:1-4

To come to terms with our beginning requires a truthful story to acquire the skills to live in gratitude rather than resentment for the gift of life!  Theologian Stanley Hauerwas

Christmas and Purpose!

To be a Christian means you become a part of the most significant story the World has ever heard! You don’t become part of that without an ongoing questioning of what it means to become part of that! Theologian Stanley Hauerwas

End of the Story?

When it comes to Christ and His followers there is no end to the story! We have a cliché in American culture that is used to close out a conclusion by saying; “At the end of the day.” The end of the day brings a new day and another testimony written from God’s playbook! Christ’s Kingdom continues forever and ever

Things I Trust More Than Obama….?

1. Mexican tap water  2. A porcupine with a ‘pet me’ sign 3. Bill Clinton  4. An elevator ride with Ray Rice  5. Taking pills offered by Bill Cosby  6. A Bigfoot sighting  7. A Palestinian on a motorcycle  8. A Hillary Clinton war story  9. Gas station sushi  10. Jimmy Carter  11. Brian Williams News Reports  12. Pete Carroll coaching

Story Behind 21 Coptic Christian Beheadings!

Our church supports Pastor’s in the Middle East. Our Pastor in Egypt gave us some details about these executions. ISIS rounded up a group of Christian’s then one by one asked them to deny Christ or die! Out of this group these 21 men would not deny Christ! Notice there were no women executed? Muslim’s will keep the women for