Christmas Day

I hope you all had a wonderful Christmas day!
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The Wonder of Wonders

MERRY CHRISTMAS TO YOU!

I thought I’d share one of my favorite Christmas songs. It’s a song that I haven’t heard in years. I like it because it makes me think…

Here is another Christmas song that I really like called “How Should a King  Come”:

I hope you all have a wonderful Christmas!

Our Poor Timmy

This morning I took our poor Timmy to the veterinarian to get neutered. I hate leaving our pets at the vet because they are so scared there. This is what Timmy looked like when we got him home. We were told that he was still woozy from the anesthesia so it would be best to leave him in the cat carrier while he recovered. Otherwise he might bump into walls.

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Christmas Celebration

Lately I have been reading or listening to discussions about the pagan roots and traditions of Christmas, and about whether, in light of this, Christmas ought to be celebrated or not. Some people love Christmas because “Jesus is the reason for the season” and others hate it because of it’s pagan-ness.
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The Christmas Story

This evening I am watching a series of Youtube videos about Christmas taught by Chuck Missler, a Hebrew scholar. I am currently on the second of twelve. It is very interesting. If you’d like to watch them, here is the first one in the series. (I’m still trying to work stuff out, so if you can see the video in this post, here is the link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qnDTaKynxAA&feature=related

You are to Give Him the Name…

The Hebrew language is filled with word play and puns, using words that are spelled similarly, have the same rhythm in the words, or use different words to repeat a thought. This word play is called “Hebraism” and is found throughout the Old and New Testaments. You can see them in Hebrew but not in English. One example of a Hebraism in the New Testament is found in John 3:8:
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