When Aaron's sons went to the altar to offer a sacrifice to God they were struck down with fire. The Bible explains that the fire they used in their offering was a strange fire, and God in His anger towards the offensive offering, immediately struck them down.
What I could not understand was how in order to make a point for a message, something that the Bible is very clear on, can be misconstrued to such a severe degree. To say that Judas was in God’s will, because the betrayal was something that had to happen. Had to be the most ludicrous thing I ever heard.
Silent Night was a song which was written more than 200 years ago and was first heard performed in a church service on New Years Eve in Austria. It went on to be passed from generation to generation and was eventually translated in 300 languages.
I heard a new term recently, that has been making the rounds, 'Toxic Positivity'. Yip, you read that right. A certain kind of positivity is now regarded as toxic.
Let's face it, the last two years have been awful. This pandemic has really taken its toll on us all and I'm sure we can all safely say that we are tired, drained and just about had enough
The Bible shows us that the birth of Jesus was surrounded with a sense of joy.
The tradition of giving gifts at Christmas is tied to the Wise Men, when they took on the journey to offer their gifts of Gold, Frankincense and Myrrh to Jesus.