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“Do not learn the way of the Gentiles… for the customs of the people are futile; For one cuts a tree from the forest, the work of the hands of the workman with the ax. They decorate it with silver … Continue reading
The Lutheran World Federation reports that there were more than 77 million Lutherans in the world, and 3.6 million in North America in 2019 (lutheranworld.org). However, it should be kept in mind that the Lutheran church is greatly divided. … Continue reading
In 1844, President Grover Cleveland made Labor Day a Federal Holiday. “It constitutes a yearly national tribute to the contributions workers have made to the strength, prosperity, and well being of our country” (History of Labor Day, dol.gov). American workers … Continue reading
Some people avoid any connection with Easter. It is to them an unauthorized special holy day at best, and a pagan holiday at worst. Some people place special emphasis on Easter Sunday. They attend the worship assembly, when they ordinarily … Continue reading
Some people welcome Christmas, and go “all out” for it. Trees are set up and decorated with lights, ornaments, and tinsel. Lights and decorations are placed on the exterior of houses, and in lawns. Christmas music is played. Presents are … Continue reading
“Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil… Take up the whole armor of God, that you may be able to withstand in the evil day, and having … Continue reading
“There is one alone, without companion: He has neither son or brother. Yet there is not end to all his labors, nor is his eye satisfied with riches… Two are better than one, because they have a good reward for … Continue reading
There is frequently a cry of moral equivalency between Islam and Christianity. “Muslims have been violent, but so have Christians. Muslims are waging jihad, but what about the crusades, the Spanish Inquisition, and the Conquistadors? The Quran teaches warfare, but so … Continue reading