Out Our Way: Dawn! - 2 Peter 3:13
Last updated 12/30/2021 at 8:20am
Out our way, dawn is especially welcome in winter. The sun sets early and the sun rises late - and in between it gets really cold! More than once I have wondered if it was ever coming as I stomped my feet, ribbed my hands and even ole Doc shivered as I sat watching with hopeful eyes the eastern ridges.
As many of you know, the date we celebrate Christmas was chosen by the early Church during the time of great persecution. The pagans hunted down, abused, robbed and even killed believers. To survive, the Church needed to blend in. That is why the pagan festival of the Winter Solstice was...