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The Joy of Christmas belongs to God

It is no coincidence that for a great many people who cherish Christmas, it is not the presents or the parties, the music or even the Christmas bonus that they so enjoy – but it’s the time with family and traditions shared… And equally, there is the great pain when families are broken or unstable. When I became a father, I

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Advent Hope: To Stand before Holy God

We enter advent season at the Oklahoma State Capitol – and we are studying the book of Ephesians. If you have a Bible, you could pull up the first chapter – the word God has been working in my heart is drawn from the manner in which Paul opens this letter. As you turn there, I would be remiss not

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Advent Peace

For to us a child is born, to us a son is given; and the government shall be upon his shoulder, and his name shall be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. Of the increase of his government and of peace there will be no end… Isaiah 9:6-7 It is nearly impossible to wake up each day and overlook the reality that our

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Court Affirms Legislative Prayer: So Let us Pray

Three Ways to Engage Government Leaders through Prayer A federal court reaffirmed the constitutionality of prayer in the legislature last week (Oct. 11) upholding the historic practice of opening the U. S. House of Representatives in prayer. Writing for the Baptist Press, Tom Strode reported the court dismissed an atheist’s challenge of the House of Representative’s right to bar him

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