The Significance of the Beard

The Significance of the Beard

Joseph Herrin (7-19-2000) Some may wonder why I would take the time to write about the beard. After all, isn’t wearing a beard, or not wearing one, just a matter of personal choice concerning grooming and appearance? This is the mindset of the Western world that many Christians find themselves in....

Should Christians Celebrate Christmas? – Part 2

Should Christians Celebrate Christmas? – Part 2

ChristmasThe Curious Origins of a Popular Holiday https://www.ucg.org/the-good-news/christmas-the-curious-origins-of-a-popular-holiday Already the decorations are going up, the parties are being planned, the presents are being bought. Soon people around the world will again be celebrating...

Should Christians Celebrate Christmas? – Part 1

Should Christians Celebrate Christmas? – Part 1

This post contains a selection of internet pieces written by different men to demonstrate why they have chosen to not celebrate Christmas. All of these men are professing believers, though they have approached this topic from a variety of perspectives. I hope to show you that it is possible to...

What’s the Big Deal About Christmas?

What’s the Big Deal About Christmas?

Joseph Herrin (12-06-2014) Kirk Cameron’s Saving Christmas - Poster Modified to Promote Truth in Advertising(Click on Image to View Larger) I would like to challenge you with the following thought. Your success in passing through the coming days of Christian persecution and global tribulation are...

A Rockefeller Christmas

A Rockefeller Christmas

(12-08-2010) Wisdom - Rockefeller Center One can at times be helped to discern the origin and the hidden esoteric meaning of a symbol by looking at how those who are known workers of darkness employ them. The image I want to examine in this post is that of the Christmas tree. Hopefully, some...

Christmas Considerations

Christmas Considerations

Joseph Herrin (12-15-2014) After posting the recent blog on the subject of the idolatrous origins of the Christmas holiday, I have had a number of responses. I thought it would be profitable to write something to post publicly to answer some of the common questions that arise whenever the subject...

Christmas and the Test of Truth

Christmas and the Test of Truth

Joseph Herrin (12-18-2013) Some of my earliest and fondest childhood memories were of Christmas. Each December my parents would go pick out a live Christmas tree and bring it home. I still remember the heavy metal stand, painted green. It had thumb screws on three sides of the base to tighten down...

The Divine Quest – Part 10

The Divine Quest – Part 10

A Final Word In the pages of this book I have shared how my heavenly Father has wrought a number of tremendous deliverances in my life and that of my family. From healing my son of a hereditary bone disease that has no known cure, to healing my body from diabetes, to providing financially for us...

The Divine Quest – Part 9

The Divine Quest – Part 9

The Prayer of Faith Beginning at the wedding of Cana, the disciples of Christ had seen Him perform one miraculous work after another. He had turned the water into wine. He had healed the sick. He had cast out devils. He spoke with a wisdom that was divine in origin, and the disciples rightly...

The Divine Quest – Part 8

The Divine Quest – Part 8

Faith to Suffer The Spirit has told me to be gentle in writing this chapter, being very sensitive to my own weakness and frailty that has manifested when I have been brought to places of suffering for Christ. Like most other humans, I have been inclined to seek to avoid suffering if at all...

The Divine Quest – Part 7

The Divine Quest – Part 7

The Place of Peace Having read the previous chapter, you may have concluded that it looks like mankind, weak as we are, must always endure fear and anxiety, for this is our lot as long as we are clothed in this sinful, fallen flesh. It is true that there is great fear that is bound up in these...

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