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Good Friday: The Day That Changed The World

  • July 4. 1776: British Colonies In America Declare Independence
  • August 12, 1861: Southern Rebels Attack Fort Sumter
  • December 7, 1941: Japan Attacks US at Pearl Harbor
  • September 11, 2001: Terrorists Fly Jets Into World Trade Center

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Listed above are some of the key events in the history of the United States that signaled the beginning of war.  One could make a similar list of events related to events signaling the beginnings of economic turmoil.  Others that signaled the beginnings of territorial expansion and industrial advances.

None holds a candle to the day we celebrate today.

Today is the day that signaled the beginning of peace between God and Man.  The beginning of a greater war for our hearts.  The beginning …

Christmas Greetings

Yes, we’ve been out of pocket for a few weeks now.  After returning from family matters, work (yes, I have a real job) was a bit overwhelming for many reasons.  At any rate, we hope that the new year will provide us both more opportutnity to share daily thoughts and to begin expanding the focus of The Conservative Reader to more principled discussions.

Tonight and tomorrow many of us will be visiting our local churches to share in celebration of the birth of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.  Our family will be worshiping this evening.

Three things to share today.

The First Amendment

Thank God for the freedom in our society, as declared by the wisdom of the founders of our country, to worship …

Happy Easter

We at The Conservative Reader wish you a very Happy Easter!  We hope you are able to spend time today with your families and friends, and celebrate what Jesus Christ did by dying on the Cross and rising from the Grave.

His death paid the penalty for all of our sin.  As Glenn Beck said last week, Christmas is a special time, but if not for the Cross, it would have been just another day.  I don’t mean to be preachy, but this is probably the most important thing that happened in the history of the world, and thinking about the cost of sin, and what Christ endured for me, for you, gives me both pain and joy, and compels me to share this with …

Thoughts on Christmas

So, Christmas morning 2007 started with a bright sun on a cold, snow-less ground.  We are staying with family and enjoying a pleasant and relaxing morning.  Gifts were handled last night.  My niece started off the time last night with a reading of the Christmas Story from the Gospel of Luke, followed by a brief devotion on how Jesus impacts our lives, and a prayer by her dad.

Today is sort of a lazy day.  My brother-in-law has serving duties at the base chow line for an hour or so, and then we should be ready to go to this year’s movie: “National Treasure: Book of Secrets”.

Pretty dull?  Almost like any other day?  In many ways, so was the day Jesus came into the …

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