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The Origin of Advent

Christian Calendar (Holidays), November, Schedule Post

Join in this Christian tradition to prepare your heart for the celebration of the first Advent of Christ! Click to read the entire article… Begins fourth Sunday before Christmas Advent The Christian tradition of Advent is observed the four Sundays prior to Christmas—the last Sunday sometimes observed on Christmas. Its modern observance was given birth in a home for children in Germany, but you may wish to make it a part of your own Christmas celebration as well. Article Contents * Click headings to navigate; click headings to return. Origin of Advent Conclusion For Further Consideration...Read more... Read more... -->

National Bible Week

Bible, Christian Beliefs, Christian Calendar (Holidays), Christian Living, Christian Witness, November, Schedule Post, Social Theology

Sunday before — Sunday after Thanksgiving National Bible Week The reading of the Bible was abruptly interrupted over the NBC radio network in 1941 when world-changing events began to transpire. Seldom in the history of America was Scripture needed to comfort and bring hope as it was needed that day. Yet, at the beginning of the twenty-first century, the significance of the beginning of National Bible Week is almost, for many Americans, a matter of historical amnesia. Like so many, many other moments in American history, Christians were presented with a reason to be proud of their heritage....Read more... Read more... -->

Ten Commandments Day

Christian Calendar (Holidays), Christian Living, November

November 17, 1980 Supreme Court removed Ten Commandments from classrooms On November 17, 1980, the Supreme Court of the United States (Stone v. Graham) ruled that a Kentucky statute requiring the posting of the Ten Commandments in the classrooms of public schools was unconstitutional. The Court ruled that this law violated the Establishment Clause of the First Amendment because it lacked a secular legislative purpose. This ruling, despite the efforts of many states to craft legislation for the purpose of displaying the Ten Commandments, has been employed to keep the Ten Commandments out of...Read more... Read more... -->

Veterans’ Day

American History, Christian Calendar (Holidays), Christian History, Christian Witness, November, Social Theology

November 11, 1918 Armistice ends World War I In the United States, Veterans’ Day is usually observed on November 11. If this date occurs on a Sunday, usually the following Monday is employed as the day of observance. If the eleventh should fall on a Saturday, it may be observed that day or the beginning of the following week. We are a user supported non-profit organization.  Your small gift is tax-deductible and will go a long way to help us meet our operating budget — and it is vital, because America deserves to know its true heritage. Please contribute today! Click to donate Related...Read more... Read more... -->

Christian Living in November

Christian Calendar (Holidays), Christian Living Articles, November, November Now

This post is part 11 of the series:Christian Living SeriesThe holidays of America and most of Western civilization are the result of Christian influence and origin.[1] As some of the most important holidays in America and throughout the world are celebrated at the end of the year, it is appropriate to rehearse the significance of their Christian beginnings. While secularists, atheists, agnostics, “free thinkers,” and other forms of irreligion attempt to rob Christians of the heritage they have given to the world, followers of Christ must be more deeply resolved not to allow this...Read more... Read more... -->

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"I believe that there is one only living and true God, existing in three persons, the Father, the Son, and the Holy Ghost, the same in substance equal in power and glory. That the scriptures of the old and new testaments are a revelation from God, and a complete rule to direct us how we may glorify and enjoy him. "
– Roger Sherman
Boutell, Life of Roger Sherman, 272
Sherman was the only person to sign all four founding documents
"I do not believe that the Constitution was the offspring of inspiration, but I am as satisfied that it is as much the work of a Divine Providence as any of the miracles recorded in the Old and New Testament. "
– Dr. Benjamin Rush
Letters of Benjamin Rush, 1:475
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