As postmen pile bag after bag before a befuddled judge, the defense attorney bellows, The U.S. Post Office, an official arm of the United States Government , recognizes Kris Kringle as the one, the only Santa Claus.
When a whole nation, as secular as it is, is caught up in this most religious holiday, we must be impressed that what the world is celebrating with lights, music, feasting, and gift-giving is not the birth of Buddha or Muhammad, but the birth of Jesus Christ.
Men's courses will foreshadow certain ends, to which, if persevered in, must lead, but if the courses be departed from, the ends will change. ~ Ebeneezer Scrooge
The buzzword we hear popping up in almost any discussion on a moral issue today is tolerance. We should be tolerant of other people's beliefs. We shouldn't judge other people's lifestyles, we should be more tolerant.
The attracting power of right ideas never ceases to amaze me! I recall with fondness how a student approached me after a particularly stimulating class discussion.
On November 1, 1755 , a killer earthquake destroyed Lisbon, Portugal. The quake was a monster one of the worst in history. Some 60,000 people died, and, according to estimates, the earthquake would have registered a whopping 7.85 on the Richter scale.
One of the most valued books on my shelf is a compilation of hundreds of R.J. Rushdoony's essays, under the title Roots of Reconstruction . One of the many gems in that book is a five-page article from 1971 on the fallacy of simplicity.
Behind today's push for homosexual marriage lies a detailed plan to deconstruct American society from top to bottom abolishing marriage, the family, and the Judeo-Christian basis of our civilization.
The human mind is cunning, and so bad ideas continue to appeal to God-rejecting men. Indeed, these bad ideas can be dressed-up in nice terminology so that the most virulent forms of tyranny are advanced under the banner of freedom and liberation.
Christian responses to modern environmentalism vary from dismissive, joking comments about tree-huggers to the attempt to absorb modern environmentalism into Christian ethics. While those who are claiming Biblical support for modern environmentalism may have the best of intentions, there are some serious problems.