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St. Patrick’s Day
Here are some questions. Who was this Patrick? What is the origin of this day? What should Christians think about this day? Who was this Patrick? He lived in the fourth and fifth centuries. He was born either in Romano-Britain, … Continue reading
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The Christmas Truce
It sounds like fiction. However, it is history. History is sometimes stranger than fiction. The date was December 24 – 25, 1914 during World War I. The location was in Belgium and France, along the Western Front. German soldiers began … Continue reading
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Christmas, Should We or Shouldn’t We?
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
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