The Word Before He Became Flesh (1 of 3) by Ken Trivette
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Series: The Word Became Flesh
John 1:1-3, 14
1. THE WORD IS GOD
a) The Preexistence of the Lord Jesus
b) The Person of the Lord Jesus
2. THE WORD IS GREAT
a) Unlimited Power
b) Unquestionable Power
3. THE WORD IS GRACIOUS
a) Declares the Message of His Grace
b) Demonstrates the Measure of His Grace
As you know, we live in a politically correct age. Christmas, as much as anything has greatly been affected by political correctness. For example, I recently came across a political correct Christmas greeting:
Best wishes for an environmentally conscious, socially responsible, low stress, non-addictive, gender neutral, winter solstice holiday, practiced within the most joyous traditions of the religious persuasion of your choice, but with respect for the religious persuasion of others who choose to practice their own religion as well as those who choose not to practice a religion at all; Additionally, a fiscally successful, personally fulfilling, and medically uncomplicated recognition of the generally accepted calendar year 2007, but not without due respect for the calendars of choice of other cultures whose contributions have helped make our society great, without regard to the race, creed, color, religious, or sexual preferences of the wishes.
You take many of traditional and familiar Christmas songs. Since the word Christmas is exclusive to Christians, therefore it must be removed. And, since it cannot be replaced with the word holiday, which is a version of Holy Day, it must be replaced with the innocuous phrase "day off." Therefore the song "We Wish You a Merry Christmas" should be, "We Wish You a Merry Non-Religious-Specific Day-Off in Winter."
Since we cannot let any covert references to race be interjected, "I'm Dreaming of a White Christmas" should be, "I'm Dreaming of a Race Immaterial Non-Religious Specific Day-Off in Winter."
We definitely can't exclude the physicall ...
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