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  • Retreat to Emmaus

    02/25/2012 6:38:13 AM PST · by Sick of Lefties · 3 replies
    Noman Says ^ | 2/24/12 | Noman
    I am on retreat this weekend, and will be sharing meditations and talks with you. It is not a moment too soon to take this break from the daily grind, and I hope not many moments too late. St Luke tells us about the disciples on the road to Emmaus (Lk. 24:13-35). They were walking along, talking about everything that had happened concerning the death and resurrection of Jesus. He walks with us, too and, like them, we don't always recognize him. "What words are these that you are exchanging as you walk and are sad?" He asks this of...
  • Born From Above...John 3 pt 5

    02/24/2012 12:23:12 PM PST · by pastorbillrandles · 11 replies · 2+ views
    That which is born of the flesh is flesh; and that which is born of the Spirit is spirit. Marvel not that I said unto thee, Ye must be born again.The wind bloweth where it listeth, and thou hearest the sound thereof, but canst not tell whence it cometh, and whither it goeth: so is every one that is born of the Spirit.( John 3:6-8)The Apostle John likes to use words in his gospel that have two meanings, both of which apply to the text. For example in John 11 When Lazarus died, Jesus told th disciples that “Lazarus sleeps”....
  • Does God Want Jeremy Lin to Win? (If God caused the Knicks to win, does He hate the Lakers?)

    02/22/2012 10:20:08 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 13 replies · 1+ views
    Religious Dispatches ^ | 02/22/2012 | By JAY MICHAELSON
    On February 3, with stars Carmelo Anthony and Amar’e Stoudemire at full strength, the New York Knicks lost to the Boston Celtics, dropping them to a disappointing 8 wins and 15 losses. Jeremy Lin, a relatively unknown 3rd-string point guard who’d joined the team weeks earlier, took three shots, missed all of them, and ended up with two points in less than seven minutes of play. As of this past Sunday, when they defeated last year’s world champion Dallas Mavericks on the strength of Lin’s 28-point effort, the Knicks had won 8 of 9 games (largely without their stars) led by the...
  • Presidents' Day 2012 (Knights of Columbus TV Commercial)

    02/20/2012 8:00:42 PM PST · by Heart-Rest · 18 replies · 1+ views
    youtube ^ | February 17, 2012 | Knights of Columbus
    A commercial made by the Knights of Columbus which was run earlier today on Eternal Word Television Network (EWTN)   ===>   Link for "Presidents' Day 2012" (Knights of Columbus commercial on youtube)
  • Richard Dawkins and His 'Oh God' Moment

    02/17/2012 10:47:40 AM PST · by old school · 6 replies
    Townhall.Com ^ | Feb 17, 2012 | Michael Brown
    “The statistics purport to show that most people who identify themselves as Christian turn out, when questioned on what they actually think, to be ‘overwhelmingly secular in their attitudes on issues ranging from gay rights to religion in public life’. Dawkins’s conclusion is that these self-identified Christians are ‘not really Christian at all’.”
  • Atheist Couple Sues School District to Remove 'Under God' From Pledge of Allegiance

    02/16/2012 2:03:02 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 17 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 02/16/2012 | Jeff Schapiro
    Oral arguments were heard in a Massachusetts Superior Court on Monday over a lawsuit filed by an atheist couple who believe that their children are being discriminated against because the Pledge of Allegiance – which is said every day in Mass. public school classrooms under state law – contains the phrase "under God." "The daily recitation in public schools of a pledge declaring that the nation is 'under God' is discriminatory toward atheists and humanists," David Niose, president of the American Humanist Association and lead attorney for the plaintiffs in the case, stated. "No child should go to school each...
  • Johnny Cash - God's Gonna Cut You Down

    02/14/2012 6:07:29 PM PST · by NoGrayZone · 13 replies · 1+ views
    youtube ^ | today | youtube
    Johnny Cash - God's Gonna Cut You Down Just a song.
  • Air Force Removes 'God' From Logo

    02/09/2012 6:21:15 PM PST · by diji · 17 replies
    American Family Association ^ | February 9, 2012 | afa
    We need your help in calling on the Air Force to reverse its decision to remove a Latin reference to "God" from a logo after an atheist group complained. But after the Military Association of Atheists and Freethinkers complained, the line was rewritten in Latin to read, "Doing Miracles with Other People's Money."
  • Masculine God, Feminine Spirit? (Should we think of God as male or female)

    02/09/2012 10:27:16 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 47 replies
    Patheos ^ | 02/09/2012 | By Kyle Roberts
    John Piper, at a recent pastors conference, declared, "God has given Christianity a masculine feel." This is based, for Piper, on several things: God is revealed in the Bible in male images (king and father). The second person of the Trinity is named as "Son" and is incarnated as a man. The 12 apostles were men, and men are declared to be the heads of the church and home. But has God really "given Christianity a masculine feel"? Or has Christianity given God a masculine feel? Granted, there are plenty of male-oriented images, allusions, and references in Scripture that are...
  • Putin Vows Russia Will Defend Persecuted Christians Abroad

    02/08/2012 5:40:40 AM PST · by marshmallow · 21 replies
    Interfax ^ | 2/8/12
    Moscow, February 8, Interfax - Prime Minister Vladimir Putin promised on Wednesday it would be one of the tasks of Russia's foreign policy to defend Christians in other countries who are persecuted for their faith. "You needn't have any doubt that that's the way it will be," Putin said at a meeting with Russian religious leaders when Metropolitan Hilarion, foreign relations chief of the Russian Orthodox Church, expressed hope that Russia's government would stand up for persecuted Christian communities abroad.
  • What We All Deserve

    02/02/2012 3:31:00 AM PST · by scottfactor · 7 replies ^ | 02/02/2012 | Gina Miller
    The other day I was talking to Kipp Greggory, our morning talk show host, during whose program this radio blog broadcast airs. We do not see each other very often, but when we do, it’s a fast-paced gab fest! He brought up a point of aggravation to him that amazed me, because it is something that bothers my husband and me, as well, and I have not heard anyone else make the point. It is the profusion of advertising that appeals to the prevalent sense of entitlement that infects many people in our society today. You have heard the ads...
  • Wisdom Cries Out From a Sinking Ship

    Wisdom Cries out in the streets… (Proverbs 1)God’s wisdom is always crying out to every generation, whether it be through the scriptures, the church, or Israel, there is always a Divine witness to truth trying to get people’s attention as life pushes them on to their final destination. I believe that one of the ways God’s wisdom cries out to this generation, is in certain current events. It is true that for the most part the real message is lost on most people, due to the cacaphony of other incidents, or the urgency of the mundane. Many of these events...
  • We Need Christ's Love...and College

    01/19/2012 2:11:00 AM PST · by jr31 · 8 replies · 1+ views
    I am a struggling, Christian student. I am desperately putting this out here so that I may get help from my fellow Americans. I need people to vote on my essay that I submitted for a scholarship for College. It's a terrible system, that I have to be the most popular to get this scholarship. This is my way of "fighting the machine." I NEED YOUR HELP! PLEASE VOTE AND SHARE!!
  • Moral Leadership - The Whole Man (1963)

    01/14/2012 7:27:48 PM PST · by daniel1212 · 1 replies
    USAF ^ | 1963 | USAF
    Moral Leadership - The Whole Man (1963) Video
  • NFL limits Broncos to a 10 man lineup.

    01/13/2012 4:40:35 PM PST · by A'elian' nation · 28 replies
    Breaking News - Roger Goodell has just announced that the Denver Broncos will only have ten men in the lineup in tomorrow’s playoff game with the New England Patriots. Goodell says that 43% of the public believes that God is helping Tebow. That being the case, Goodell has declared God as Denver’s eleventh player on the field. Not only is this shattering news just breaking, but NFL headquarters has released a transcript of the top level meeting between Goodell, Robert Kraft of the New England Patriots, and John Elway of the Denver Broncos. Transcript follows: Kraft: Look Roger, there is...
  • Love to all! Something to think about today or everyday!

    01/12/2012 6:23:40 AM PST · by jesus4life · 1 replies
    Faith and Love | God-inspired
    To all, GOD BLESS US ALL!! Just a message to think about! Life unravels at it's time. No one can stop time fully, whether they believe in GOD or not. We are all given different talents, different facilities, and different thoughts. Yet , not very different, because we can always find a "group" of people or at least another person on this earth that believe in what we believe. There is someone for everyone. So, we are all not completely that different. There are many systems in this world created by humans to validate what they believe and they think...
  • Love to all! Something to think about today or everyday.

    01/12/2012 6:14:57 AM PST · by jesus4life · 2 replies
    Faith | God-inspired
    To all, GOD BLESS US ALL!! Just a message to think about! Life unravels at it's time. No one can stop time fully, whether they believe in GOD or not. We are all given different talents, different facilities, and different thoughts. Yet , not very different, because we can always find a "group" of people or at least another person on this earth that believe in what we believe; there is someone for everyone. So, we are all not completely that different. There are many systems in this world created by humans to validate what they believe and they think...
  • PRAISE GOD ALWAYS!! LOVE all people. Be that peculiar light in CHRIST in order to make change!

    01/11/2012 6:30:54 AM PST · by jesus4life · 2 replies
    Bible and Faith | GOD-INSPIRED
    To all, GOD BLESS US ALL!! Give GOD praises for all things! Let us comfort evil with good. Changing people who are lost with love and righteousness. Showing in our walk the option of love and joy in CHRIST. Be all things to all men Please pray the LORD's PRAYER (which is the prayer we are taught to pray!! To clarify please take out your bibles that you read and please the prayer that JESUS told us to pray and read MATTHEW 6:6-13): 6 But thou, when thou prayest, enter into thy closet, and when thou hast shut thy door,...
  • The Rise of Atheism in Pakistan

    01/10/2012 5:29:50 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 25 replies
    The Commentator ^ | 01/10/2012 | Ghaffar Hussain
    An increasing number of young Pakistani’s are adopting Atheism and openly questioning the existence of a God. Many analysts have attributed this trend to the rise of Islamist militancy in Pakistan as well as access to social media and other technological tools that allow people to share and explore new ideas. A Facebook group called ‘Pakistani Atheists and Agnostics’ was launched a few months ago and has already attracted over 800 members. I caught up with the founder of this group, a young Pakistani Technologist operating under the pseudonym ‘Hazrat Nakhuda’, in order to discuss this new phenomenon. _______________________________________ Ghaffar:...
  • The testimony of JESUS is the spirit of PROPHECY!!

    01/10/2012 5:48:29 AM PST · by jesus4life · 8 replies
    Bible and Faith | GOD-INSPIRED
    To all, GOD BLESS US ALL!! Praise HIS holy name through all things!! In faith, may we work our hardest to keep away from sin. HE is just. HE knows all we've learned, received, understand, and deal with; as HE knows we are born into a world of sin. HIS mercy endures forever!! Praise HIS holy name. The testimony of Jesus is the spirit of prophecy!! Alleluia!! Please pray the LORD's PRAYER and please read:
  • Life’s Most Important Choices

    01/08/2012 7:35:38 AM PST · by GiovannaNicoletta · 131 replies ^ | January 7, 2012 | Jack Kelley
    Recently I’ve been asked about witnessing to “unsaved believers” as one writer called them. I usually refer to them as Christians-in-name-only. They call themselves Christians and do some things that make them appear to be Christians. They go to Church, make regular contributions, sign up for volunteer service projects, even teach Sunday School, but they’re not born again. Being born again means you know you’re a sinner in need of a savior. You believe Jesus died for all your sins and have asked Him to be your Savior. According to Jesus, people who are not born again will be denied...

    01/09/2012 11:57:19 AM PST · by jesus4life · 6 replies
    Bible and Faith | GOD-INSPIRED
    To all, GOD BLESS US ALL!! Thank GOD for the mediator the fulfillment of the promise, the sacrifice, the son, and the love of JESUS CHRIST. Changed our lives and will continue to change many more by faith in HIM and following HIS ways.
  • God Is Great, Tebow Is Good

    01/08/2012 10:14:07 PM PST · by Sick of Lefties · 36 replies
    Noman Says ^ | 1/9/11 | Noman
    Nothing makes a secular bigot sputter and vituperate like a Jesus-loving jock. Secularists across the nation are gnashing their teeth this evening over the latest Mile High miracle. Tim Tebow, whose apostolic Christianity has been a thumb in the eye of those who prefer that others keep their religion in the closet, had a big night. The Denver Broncos defeated the defending AFC Champion Pittsburgh Steelers (along with their bad-boy quarterback, Ben Roethlisberger) 29-23 in a first round playoff game, the first overtime game played under new, stricter rules. It ended on the first play from scrimmage in overtime with...
  • Awakening: 21 Days of Prayer, Fasting and Personal Devotion (January 21 to February 4)

    01/08/2012 7:20:27 PM PST · by Recovering_Democrat · 5 replies
    Awake21 ^ | Stovall Weems
    Awakening is an incredible event, consisting of churches and ministries all around the world, coming together in a 21 day season of prayer, fasting and personal devotion at the beginning of each year.
  • GOD is the potter and we are the clay! Only HE know what HE will fully do!

    01/08/2012 11:06:06 AM PST · by jesus4life · 19 replies · 1+ views
    Bible and Faith | GOD-INSPIRED
    To all, GOD BLESS US ALL!! We are the clay and can never tell the potter ( GOD) what to do. But we can always request through prayer. May we HIS holy name in and through all things. Judge no one to finality but hold believers accountable of the gospel we serve. Some on this earth are born to be examples of HIS power. Be careful of what you assume. Please pray the LORD's PRAYER and please read:
  • Under God (Video at link)

    01/07/2012 2:06:28 PM PST · by Recovering_Democrat · 5 replies
    The Booth Brothers sing this song on their debut album.

    01/07/2012 9:19:58 AM PST · by jesus4life · 11 replies · 1+ views
    Bible and Faith | GOD-INSPIRED
    To all, GOD BLESS US ALL!! In GOD is all wisdom, knowledge, love, and more. Put our trust in HIM, not in vain philosophies of man and man's doctrines that try manipulate the WORD of GOD. Let us act according to HIS will. Live in the " new body" of faith. Living only for HIM, makes it easy for all of us to get along. Love one another!! Please pray the LORD's PRAYER and please read:
  • Believers! Let's be doers of the WORD!!! Be loving, patient, and slow to anger!

    01/06/2012 10:07:59 AM PST · by jesus4life · 8 replies
    Bible and faith | GOD-inspired
    Believers! Let's be doers of the WORD! Showing the love and the joy that surpasses all understanding. To be believers of the WORD, we must be doers of the WORD. Showing the difference from the " old man" ( who we were) and the " new man" (who we are in faith). Be doers of the WORD. Love on another: Please pray the LORD's PRAYER and please read:
  • To love one another, all that believe have to come together first!

    01/05/2012 5:29:08 AM PST · by jesus4life · 34 replies
    Bible and Faith | GOD-inspired
    PRAISE GOD in and THROUGH ALL THINGS! May all of us that believe that are in different denominations know that it's time for us to come together and love one another. As we are all brothers and sisters. This is what GOD wants for us. Always love the LORD with all our hearts and love our neighbor. Once we do this, then loving non-believers and our " enemies", will be a walk in the park!! Please pray the LORD's PRAYER and please read:
  • He Placed Cherubim At The East...Genesis 3 pt 17

    So he drove out the man; and he placed at the east of the garden of Eden Cherubims, and a flaming sword which turned every way, to keep the way of the tree of life.(Genesis 3:24)We come to the final verse of this momentous chapter of the Bible. By now, the LORD has indicted the guilty couple, along with the serpent, and pronounced a judgment upon the serpent. Within that condemnation of the serpent, was a promise of salvation for the man, his wife and their descendants. The man and his wife also received the Divine sentence upon them. The...
  • GOD is the judge! Give HIM praise!

    01/04/2012 6:42:11 AM PST · by jesus4life · 31 replies
    Bible and Faith | GOD-inspired
    TO ALL, GOD BLESS US ALL! Praise GOD from whom all blessings flow! Praise HIM all creatures here and below! Praise HIM above all heavenly hosts! Praise FATHER, SON, and HOLY GHOST!! AMEN!! ( remember that youth choir song. LOL!! yes, I changed it very little. An angel was playing it while I was reading the word of the day. LOL!! :).
  • Trust in GOD, not in man's wisdom!

    01/03/2012 1:46:33 PM PST · by jesus4life · 17 replies
    BIBLE and faith | GOD-inspired
    GOD BLESS US ALL!! Worship GOD with all your heart. Put nothing before GOD. Nothing. Trust in GOD before you trust in man. Please pray the LORD's PRAYER and please read:

    01/02/2012 4:41:31 PM PST · by jesus4life · 12 replies · 1+ views
    BIBLE and Faith
    Believe, live, read, and we shall receive.
  • LOVE TO ALL! GOD IS GREAT! Believers will go through tests, but no worries.

    01/01/2012 11:50:56 AM PST · by jesus4life · 14 replies
    Bible and faith | GOD-INSPIRED
    HAPPY NEW YEAR! Love to all in the Holy Precious name of JESUS CHRIST!! Jesus warns us, " they deny me, they will deny you!". Believers that love the LORD should expect ridicule, rejection, and inspection from people that dont believe in HIM or HIS LOVE!! It should not be a surprise. It all takes time or some may never come. Its all about what GOD wants. Please read below:

    12/31/2011 2:05:57 PM PST · by jesus4life · 85 replies
    BIBLE and FAITH | GOD inspired
    Happy New Year ( for those that celebreate it!). Love one another no matter what you think you know or dont know about them. Only GOD knows all things. We can only assume. Assumption is guessing upon things we may have seen on or about someone at a specific time and place. This can all change at GOD's will the next second. On this NEW YEAR ( again for those that celebrate), new minute, new day, new second, etc..... may we all have a new way of thinking and start loving one another. We all are going through various things...
  • GOD's COVENANTS!! What we receive from GOD. What we inherit.

    12/30/2011 7:40:08 AM PST · by jesus4life
    Bible and Faith | GOD inspired
    GOD made two covenants. 1 with Ishmael and the other with Isaac. Let's remember what they are and learn from them, and not be surprised as the gospel is being fulfilled. All must come to pass.
  • Sick Teens Video Goes Viral After Death

    12/29/2011 8:03:07 AM PST · by jilliane · 16 replies
    ABC ^ | 12-29-2011 | Ben Breedlove
    Ben Breedlove, 18, succumbed to a heart condition on Christmas night

    12/29/2011 5:05:49 AM PST · by jesus4life · 3 replies
    Bible and Faith | GOD inspired
    Believers! Let us always remember to edify one another so that we can be stronger in love towards one another. Love to all in the Holy Precious Name of JESUS CHRIST!
  • THE RICH!! THE POOR!! What they mean to GOD and to us? Let's hope it eventually means the same.

    12/26/2011 7:46:37 PM PST · by jesus4life · 14 replies
    Bible and faith | GOD inspired
    RICH and POOR!! Spiritually and physically rich and poor. Who is really rich and who is really poor before GOD?
  • Let us never forget! LOVE TO ALL!

    12/25/2011 5:55:43 PM PST · by jesus4life · 3 replies
    Bible and faith | GOD INSPIRED
    Let us never forget the love!! Though GOD may test us, let's never forget!!
  • Let us never forget! LOVE TO ALL!

    12/25/2011 5:55:24 PM PST · by jesus4life · 7 replies
    Bible and faith | GOD INSPIRED
    Let us never forget the love!! Though GOD may test us, let's never forget!!
  • In Utilizing the Ultimate Gift: A Christmas Message

    12/24/2011 6:20:46 AM PST · by Making_Sense [Rob W. Case] · 2 replies
    MSMB ^ | December 24, 2011 | Rob W. Case
    If someone were to ask you what you got for Christmas last year, what would you say? Would you even remember everything you got last year, or would you only remember the things that still serve you use today? It’s also interesting how we can recall that certain people gave us certain things for Christmas. For example, when I look in my personal movie collection, and I see certain titles, I remember (and may even think briefly about) the person who gave that title to me as a gift. And so, these things got me thinking about something deeper. How...
  • The Gift of Jesus It's All In Him

    12/23/2011 2:39:19 PM PST · by Frank Broom · 12 replies · 1+ views
    12-23-11 | Frank Broom
    Jesus said, "I am come that you might have life and have it more abundantly" (John 10:10). There's something in the account of the birth of Jesus that if you get a hold of the abundant life he came to give you will be yours. When God gave us Jesus He supplied us with everything we would ever need. Notice what the scriptures say, "Blessed be the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who hath blessed us with all spiritual blessings in heavenly places in Christ" (Eph. 1:3) also "According as his divine power hath given unto us all things...
  • Please pray for my friends and their baby Anna Joy. We are asking for a Christmas miracle.

    12/18/2011 10:23:59 AM PST · by Jo Nuvark · 44 replies
    Joyful in Hope ^ | Matt & Alissa Peppley
    We started this blog to share the blessings, trials, and news of our journey with our baby, Anna Joy. Her conception was a miracle surprise, and we've known from the start that God has a special purpose for her life. Although it is unknown to us how many days she will be with us here on earth due to two serious congenital heart defects, she has already given us so much joy and has drawn many closer to God through their prayers for our family.
  • Merry Christ-mas, Mr. President: An Open Letter to President Obama

    12/18/2011 6:40:01 AM PST · by Kaslin · 9 replies ^ | December 18, 2011 | Michael Youssef
    Dear Mr. Obama, From the time you declared your candidacy for president of the United States and announced under your breath that you are a Christian, many true, Bible-believing Christians immediately had doubts about your muffled profession of faith. After all, for 20 years you drank deeply from the well of Rev. Jeremiah Wright — who, in spite of the clerical garb he wears, preaches a Universalist gospel. It is not the true gospel that Jesus proclaimed, which clearly states that He and He alone is the only way to heaven and the Father. That claim was for all people...
  • New D.C. Episcopal Bishop Seeks to 'Build Up the Liberal Church'

    12/12/2011 10:51:42 PM PST · by WilliamIII · 17 replies
    Christian Post ^ | Nov 14 2011 | Michael Gryboski
    The Rev. Mariann Budde, the newly consecrated and seated bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Washington, wants to make a stronger voice for progressive Christians. “I want to build up the liberal church again so we can be a legitimate conversation partner in the public arena religiously,” said Budde to the Washington Post’s Michelle Boorstein. Budde stated that she believed this “public arena” is presently “dominated by evangelical Christians and what many would call the Christian right, and I would agree.” “It’s legitimate for them to be there, but they’re drowning us out,” said Budde. In talking with the Washington...
  • Speak To The Problem

    12/12/2011 7:17:20 PM PST · by Frank Broom · 3 replies
    12-12-11 | Frank Broom
    Many are the afflictions of the righteous: but the Lord delivereth them out of them all (Psalm 34:19). Every problem already has the ability to comply to God's word. But, it's the word spoken that causes it to (Isaiah 55:11). Like in Ezekiel's vision God told him to prophesy "Thus saith the Lord". And what happened, those bones started coming together. When you start speaking God's word things start coming together. You should start speaking God's word as the scripture says "Let us prophesy according to the proportion of faith" (Romans 12:6). Notice it says to speak in proportion to...
  • Does Christianity Need the Bible?

    12/08/2011 2:01:52 PM PST · by OneVike · 172 replies
    Doug ^ | 12/8/11 | Doug Beaumont
    Biblical Apologetics Atheistic attacks on Christianity typically focus on philosophical issues concerning theism, or evidential attacks on the Bible. It occurred to me the other day that the latter plays upon a certain view of Christian theological methodology and ecclesiology that is flawed.The issue, as I see it, is that these attacks are relying on an unspoken assumption that Christianity is relying on the Bible for its existence. This assumption is certainly fair, as it seems that many Christians think along the same lines. Even if Christians of this persuasion are not in the majority, it is without doubt...
  • Tim Tebow

    12/07/2011 10:56:34 PM PST · by gabriellah · 24 replies
    TheCollegeConservative Blog ^ | December 8, 2011 | Gabriella Hoffman
    Whether you love him or hate him, Denver Broncos phenom quarterback Tim Tebow is a force to be reckoned with. Regardless of how one views Tebow’s playing style—whether or not it is amenable to one’s tastes or preferences—they should reconcile his sportsmanship with his righteous character. It is apparent that the sensational (and equally accomplished) 24-year-old football star faces unmitigated scrutiny from the media. What exactly has he perpetrated that beckons their attention, one might ask?
  • Of Barack Obama and Tim Tebow

    12/01/2011 8:28:02 AM PST · by UltraConservative · 17 replies ^ | 12-1-11 | Ben Shapiro
    Last week, on Thanksgiving, President Obama delivered a message to the American people. It ran eleven paragraphs and 503 words. None of those words was God. Obama thanked the men and women who defend the country; he thanked volunteers at soup kitchens. All of that is well and good. Thanksgiving is about celebrating community. But more than anything, it’s about celebrating the benevolence of God. At least that’s what George Washington said in declaring it a national holiday. The day of Thanksgiving, he stated, was to “be devoted by the People of these States to the service of that great...