Ornaments of Christian Symbols Used by Many Churches to Keep The Meaning of Christmas in Focus
(Editorial ~ 12/20/14)
Christian churches strive to keep the meaning of Christmas uppermost in the minds of people during the holidays. Many churches have turned to using decorations of Christian symbols for Christmas trees standing in church sanctuaries. The Christian Christmas Tree uses ornaments which relate to some element of the Bible, Christ or to Christian history. Of course, angels and crosses are used but other ornaments with Christian significance are:...
Is There A Christmas Tree In the Bible?
(Column ~ 12/20/14)
Yes, there is-Calvary. The Bible tells us that Jesus was hung from a tree-and crucified. "Cursed," the Bible says, "is anyone who is hung from a tree," (Deu.21:23). Beneath this tree, repentant sinners receive the greatest Present the human heart can grasp. The free gift of eternal life can be found nowhere else except at the foot of this tree where Jesus died and gave Himself as a ransom for many...
Comb honey and our favorite St. Nicholas
(Local News ~ 12/20/14)
Editor's Note: Submitted by Dr. Ray Nabors, Ph.D., a Portageville resident and expert on honey. He received his degrees in Agriculture, Biology and Entomology from the Universities of Tennessee and Missouri, with a degree In education, from Arkansas State University...
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