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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 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... -->
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... -->
Christianizing Halloween and Hallowmas
Christian Calendar (Holidays), Christian Ethics, Christian Living, October Articles
One of the great challenges presented to every generation of Christians is the Christianizing of their respective generations. Sinister forces are constantly at work, seeking to scar and mar the cultural advantages and progress that are the results of biblical Christianity. Supreme Court Justice, David Brewer, understood this fact when he penned his book, The United States a Christian Nation (see below), urging Americans to continue their Christian civilizing influence. The Gospel calls every generation of Christians in every land to leaven and to enlighten—to further civilize the nations...Read more... Read more... -->
The Christian Origin of Mother’s Day
$4 @ Amazon Store Early in the twentieth century, attacks against America’s Christian origin began in earnest. Throughout world history, when one nation conquered another, the history, heroes, and heroines of the conquered nation were quickly removed and replaced with their counterparts from the conquering nation. In this way, the conquered people were compelled to forget their heritage. Christian Origin of Mother’s Day Ann Maria Reeves Jarvis The attack upon America’s Christian origin has not been mounted by a conquering nation, but largely organized from within by individuals...Read more... Read more... -->