Monthly Archives: December 2013

Charles Spurgeon on the Irrelevancy of December 25th

We venture to assert, that if there be any day in the year, of which we may be pretty sure that it was not the day on which the Savior was born, it is the 25th of December… . Regarding … Continue reading

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Fear Not! Are Gabriel’s Words Still Valid for Us Today?

[I am honored to bring you a Christmas guest post from Dorothy Greco,  a writer I have been getting to know through her various posts here and there over the past year. Good writing always.] *** Americans generally don’t associate … Continue reading

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Painted Pumpkins for Christmas!

[From the archives.] Our front door is adorned by painted pumpkins. They look like this: There’s another set of them on the other side of the doorway. For years we’ve painted our pumpkins soon after Thanksgiving. Some years they’ve been … Continue reading

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Uncle Tom’s Cabin and Slavery to Sin

I’m reading Harriet Beecher Stowe’s Uncle Tom’s Cabin and have been struck by a theme she’s developing. One slave is sold from his relatively comfortable place with a well-meaning family in Kentucky and taken further and further south where plantation … Continue reading

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My Numbers Don’t Add Up

I’m Not Much Of A Numbers Person The number of people listed at the top right of this page is too high. WordPress counts everyone who has signed up for email notice of new posts, everyone who follows me on Twitter, and everyone … Continue reading

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Parallel Christmases

[Scotty’s story began in Parallel Parking.] *** My parking spot in front of the strip club was open. Scotty was already there as I pulled to the curb, his hands shoved deep into his windbreaker pockets. I cracked the window … Continue reading

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Algernon’s New Toy – the key to a bad night’s sleep

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Rules for Women and Guidelines for the Poor – It’s All Legalism and It All Stinks

Legalism is like a weed that you pull out of the ground only to see it spring up across the yard where it had sent its roots unseen beneath the surface. One example that has been making the rounds recently … Continue reading

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Sunday Assurances – You Are Holy

The moment you belong to Jesus he makes you holy. Just because you don’t act that way doesn’t change the fact that you are perfect because of him and his accomplishments. Nothing you do or fail to do changes the … Continue reading

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The Myth of the Christian Nation

What is a Christian nation? Answer: they don’t exist, they never did. Depravity is depravity, and it won’t go away, until the Savior comes. John D. Hannah Dallas Theological Seminary ***

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