Tag Archives: Messiah

Eternity in Their Hearts

When I was a young Christian, with an interest in missions, I came across books from a Canadian missionary named Don Richardson. Richardson lived among animistic tribal people in Western New Guinea in the nation of Indonesia. During his years … Continue reading

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Obama’s Blinding Style, Part 3

We have said that there are two moral and metaphysical visions for the United States. We are no longer “one nation under God,” but two nations. One nation is  grounded in Judeo-Christian theism and the other founded in an Atheistic-Materialistic … Continue reading

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Music that Writes Culture, Part 8

We are coming to the end of our look at the New Year’s Carol – Joy to the World.  We have celebrated with Isaac Watts, the author of this wonderful carol, the joy and reason for the joy:  Jesus is the … Continue reading

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Music that Writes Culture, Part 6

How are we to respond to this good news?  The answer is found in the second line of the stanza:  “Let men their songs employ!”  What does this mean? To employ is “to use as an instrument of means” (Noah … Continue reading

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Music that Writes Culture, Part 3

Now I want to look in detail at the New Year’s carol – Joy to the World.  In the next installments of this blog series we will examine the significance of each stanza for our lives as we enter this … Continue reading

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