Voice of the People
God is country's missing piece
I'm not Greek. I am an American speaking the English language. I've studied New Testament Greek, but very few American Christians have. In our language, the X means "marked out." If it wasn't for Jesus Christ, there would be no Christianity or a Merry Christmas.
It sounds awful to hear a person who calls himself a Christian tell us he has a liberal friend who would shoot the next idiot who complains about XMAS, by running it up the flagpole. I don't believe that every holiday is a Holy Day. What's wrong in using the English language and saying Merry Christmas?
Since I disagree with Mr. Hankins, I guess he thinks I'm inferior, too. I have lived more than 78 years, and I remember no one who said "Merry Xmas."
Congress and the Supreme Court have done a lot of things that are contrary to Jesus Christ and Christianity. A cashier at one of our leading stores told me they were not allowed to say "Merry Christmas." Why, Mr. Hankins? The Supreme Court is not to make laws regarding our religion, but its interpretation is against Christianity, which was the foundation of this USA. To try and convince people that there is no assault on Christianity is to have both your eyes and ears closed.
Almost every president in the past has asked us to pray for them and our soldiers, of which I was one. We think that we've gotten so smart in the last few years, and our country is suffering from it.
I always hated to work a puzzle, and find a piece missing. Get the picture?
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