This should have originally posted on Sunday, December 20. The song, O Holy Night, has at its birth one of the unique stories of Christmas. Originally a French hymn it was written to celebrate the renovation of an organ. The poem was written by a man who claimed to be an atheist, Placide Cappeau, aContinue reading “Today’s Carol”
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A Daily Christmas
In just a few short days Christmas, the day, the holiday, will be here. Gifts will be open and discarded. Items will be broken, unwanted, and returned. We will discuss Christmas ‘being over’ and comment on whether or not we should sing carols in church this Sunday. Christmas as the celebration of Jesus’ coming toContinue reading “A Daily Christmas”
Is our self-righteousness putting us ahead of God’s plan?
Moses has enjoyed a host of criticism over the course of my lifetime, yet I remember that he is called the meekest man to ever live. Unfortunately for Moses that is not seen as something flashy and since we don’t really desire meekness we just give his meekness the religious nod and move on withContinue reading “Is our self-righteousness putting us ahead of God’s plan?”