Thanksgiving is still a celebrated holiday in America and the closest to giving thanks to our God and Savior, Jesus Christ. While the world refuses to give thanks (Rom.1:21), we fall on our knees in humble gratitude for the blessings of liberty to worship the Lord and draw people into His blessed presence. Many of our former presidents and politicians spoke of their faith in our Sovereign and knew that He alone was responsible for our freedom and blessings. Continue reading
Category Archives: Holidays
Insights: What should you celebrate on October 31?
Yesterday I posted an article to the question, “Should a Christian celebrate Halloween”? The key is to disciple your children for biblical discernment and to help them understand context. Please read that post to understand context. Continue reading
Insights: Should you celebrate Halloween as a Christian?
Should you celebrate Halloween as a Christian? I have taken almost every position on what to do with Halloween. I respect good brothers and sisters who want nothing to do with the day. I have taught the position of Halloween as initiated by the evil spirits and Celtic traditions. Continue reading
Life Insights: July 4th and Independence
Life Insights: Flag Day, June 14
Life Insights: Memorial Day
Washington, D.C., May 5, 1868
JOHN A. LOGAN,
Ash Wednesday and Lent
The Bible does not mention Ash Wednesday or the custom of Lent, so in the interpretation of Romans 14, it is neither mandated nor prohibited. Jesus spent 40 days fasting in the desert prior to His temptations by Satan. Ash Wednesday marks the date set aside by some to commemorate that account of prayer and fasting.
The Light at Christmas
This is a recent article included for the December, 2012, Grace and Truth Newsletter. We broke from expositional teaching to celebrate the advent season as many churches do. Each Sunday, a message was given according to each candle: God’s Hope; God’s Love; God’s Joy; and God’s Peace. This introduced our congregation to that series.