Grace Speaks Out (1 of 3) by Steve Wagers
This content is part of a series.Grace Speaks Out (1 of 3)
Series: The Day Grace Put on a Face
Pastor Steve N. Wagers
Isaiah 7: 14
1. Where Grace was ETERNALLY DETERMINED!
A) Originated with God
B) Orchestrated by God
2. How Grace was PROPHETICALLY DECLARED!
A) A Supernatural Birth
1) Who He Uses
2) What He Chooses
B) A Sinless Life
3. Why Grace was INDIVIDUALLY DEMANDED!
A) The Sin that Ruined Us
B) The Savior that Redeemed Us
In this politically correct, anti-Christian culture the word "Christmas" has become a word of great debate and division. Last year, Wal-Mart made national headlines by instructing their employees not to say "Merry Christmas" to its customers.
Take many of traditional and familiar Christmas songs. Since the word Christmas is exclusive to Christians, in our politically culture, 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 physically impaired, therefore "I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day," should be, "I Sensed the Bells on the Non-Religious Specific Day-Off in Winter."
We don't want to forget the secularist, therefore, "Oh Come All Ye Faithful" should be, "Oh Come All Ye of Extreme Loyalty to Non-Material Evidence."
A person should not feel excluded based on where they live, therefore, "Go Tell it on the Mountain" should be, "Go Tell it on the Preferred Geographical Location."
Physical descriptions should be eliminated, therefore "Little Drummer Boy" should be, "Vertically Challenged Drummer Child of Undetermined Gender."
We cannot stereotype overweight people as happ ...
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