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The Armor of God–A Morning Prayer with commentary.

My wife and I were first introduced to this prayer at a Walk to Emmaus Weekend. After pondering and prayer I modified the original, specifically for our personal use. It never occurred to me to share it, as I am a layperson and have no real theological training. It was when our church did a Bible Study on the Armor of God that I realized it might be good to share this prayer with them. However, I was reluctant because I had changed some things. I finally realized that the Lord wanted me to share this prayer, with my comments about each section. So here are my comments.

Commercialized Christmas: It’s not what you think!

(About 1090 words/ 4-6 minutes read time.)
Every year, as soon as the stores begin to display Christmas themed products, some people begin to whine about how Christmas has been commercialized…Like many, I used to think we had let our sinful natures destroy this beautiful Holy Day. And then I complained to God about it…