Is it true the celebration of Christmas has pagan origins? What about the various traditions and symbols associated with Christmas such as Christmas trees and Yule logs? Historical investigation decidedly answers the question. No, Christmas is not pagan.
So do not fear, for I am with you;
Disagreeing Without Becoming Enemies
Many of us are greeting the approach of Thanksgiving with growing trepidation. Transported to the close quarters of our homes, the deep resentments, persistent disagreements, and simmering tensions we have with those closest to us can seem insurmountable. To make matters worse, our uncompromising cultural divisions offer little inspiration for reconciliation. How do we disagree without becoming enemies? And how can we hold fast to our convictions without sacrificing compassion? Join us as we explore this vexed territory.
From Handbook to Scripture
READING: Hebrews 13
The letter to the Hebrews concludes with a series of exhortations to purity, contentment, Christlike character, service, and submission (13:1–17) as well as personal instructions and a beautiful benediction (13:18–25).