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Christian Living in January
Christian Living Articles, January Articles
This post is part 1 of the series:Christian Living SeriesWhereas the end of each year is usually focused upon Thanksgiving, Christmas, and end-of-year activities, January offers a much-appreciated respite from the demands that often accompany these important celebratory events. While most of us are still accountable to the demands of every-day life as the New Year begins, this season of the year may be employed to establish the tone of the entire year. Casting an eye upon the year that is behind us should deepen the resolve of the true follower of Christ to follow more closely to the Master....Read more... Read more... -->
Christian Living in December
Christian Calendar (Holidays), Christian Living Articles, December, December Now
This post is part 12 of the series:Christian Living SeriesOften, the Christmas season is the most meaningful time of year—for both the believer and unbeliever. Many fail to use this season of the year to point to Christ as fully as they might to Christianize the world around them. While some attempt to sanctify the carnal and merely sensuous for Christian purposes, the Apostle Paul warns believers to build with materials that are most precious and most enduring (1 Corinthians 3:10-18). For this reason, Christian leaders should look eagerly upon the Christmas season with the intent to redeem...Read more... Read more... -->
The Christian Origin of Father’s Day
Christian Calendar (Holidays), June Articles, Schedule Post
Father’s Day in America Third Sunday in June Historically, one of the first objectives of a conquering nation was to re-write the history of the conquered nation, thereby erasing the values and history of the conquered nation along with its national fathers and its heroes and heroines. Since the early part of the twentieth century, secularists, Marxists, and the irreligious have been attempting to re-write America’s history to minimize or completely eliminate public knowledge of the formative influence Christianity has exercised over America’s national character. Just as...Read more... Read more... -->
Holy Week—Christianity’s Most Sacred Season
April, Christian Calendar (Holidays), Christian Living, March, Schedule Post
Within Christianity, Holy Week commemorates the suffering and death of Jesus Christ. Among English-speaking communions, the expression Passion Week is also used to describe the same period of time—the Sunday before Christ’s Crucifixion to His Resurrection. One of the earliest designations for this week in the Early Church was the “Great Week,” and during the medieval era was known simply as the “Authentic.” In Germany and Denmark, the popular title for this week is ‘Still Week,’ an allusion to the diminished labors of Christ and the Apostles during...Read more... Read more... -->