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Hey Everybody! Let’s stop talking about impeachment

Almost everyone has something to say about impeachment. Very few people are still forming an opinion, yet very many people are vigorously trying to change everyone else’s opinion. I think it is time to stop talking about impeachment. In fact, I think it would do all of us a great amount of good if as many people as possible committed to not talk about impeachment at all for the next 30 days. Not only would we have fewer arguments and hurt feelings, we would all be a little bit happier I think. Consider first, these three reasons why there is no reason for you to talk about impeachment. Then, I’ll suggest ten things more important than talking about impeachment. THREE REASONS YOU DON’T NEED TO TALK ABOUT IMPEACHMENT No matter how much you talk about impeachment, you aren’t going to change anyone’s mind. No matter how much you talk about impeachment, you aren’t going to change what the House or the Senate does next. No matter how much you talk about impeachment, you aren’t goi

Christmas Is For Everyone

PSALM 146:8-9 T he Lord opens the eyes of the blind. The Lord lifts up those who are bowed down; the Lord loves the righteous. The Lord watches over the sojourners; he upholds the widow and the fatherless, but the way of the wicked he brings to ruin. ‭ Why was Jesus born in a barn? Why did God choose to have Him be the child of blue-collar parents? Why were smelly shepherds the first to announce his arrival to their neighbors? Why did He grow up in Nazareth, the place from which “nothing good comes”? I think God wanted to be certain everyone knew that Jesus was for everyone. No person and no class of persons was excluded. Jesus was for the Jew and the Gentile. Jesus was for women and men. Jesus was for servants and for kings. Jesus was for adults and for children. Jesus was for Red, Yellow, Black, and White. Jesus was for democrats and republicans. Jesus was for those who watch Fox News and MSNBC. Jesus was for immigrants and CEOs. Jesus was for shepherds and wis

Jesus' light pierced the darkness already, and soon will dispel it completely!

ROMANS 13:12 The night is far gone; the day is at hand. So then let us cast off the works of darkness and put on the armor of light. Sometimes, at night, I maneuver through the dark house using the light from my cellphone's flashlight. It isn't ideal, but it provides just enough light for me to get where I need to go. The light pierces the darkness but doesn't eliminate it. If I wasn't concerned with waking my family, I would simply flip a switch and turn on the lights in the hall or room where I am. Those lights don't just pierce the darkness, the dispell it. The darkness is eliminated. At Christmas, Jesus pierced the darkness. He was the light that came into the world and showed us what we needed to get to where He wanted us to go. His life was our example, His death was our substitute, and His resurrection was our salvation. He showed us the way back to our Heavenly Father. At His second coming, Jesus will not just pierce the darkness, He will dispell it. He