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Proverbs 21:14 - A gift in secret subdues anger, And a bribe in the bosom, strong wrath.
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These old doctrines either make a man so angry that he goes home and cannot sleep for very hatred, or else they bring him down into lowliness of thought, feeling the immensity of the things which he has heard. - Charles H. Spurgeon (1834-92)
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LGBT Activists Attack Doughnut Shop for Helping Salvation Army Family in Need

A local doughnut shop in Maine has reportedly apologized after being publicly shamed online by LGBT supporters simply because it asked The Salvation Army for help when trying to provide Christmas charity to a less fortunate family.

Post Malone New Album Update: 'White Iverson' Rapper Apologizes for Delayed 'Beerbongs & Bentleys' Release

Post Malone recently talked about the delayed release of his new album.

'The Bachelor' Season 22 News: ABC Reveals Contestant Bios of 29 Women Vying for the Heart of Arie Luyendyk Jr.

The bios of the 29 women vying for Arie Luyendyk Jr.'s heart have been revealed.

'The Gifted' Spoilers, News: Cast Member and EP Tease Events Following Winter Finale Will Be Comic Book Inspired

"The Gifted" midseason finale has confirmed what many fans have known all this time.

Brain Cancer Takes Life of Greg Wood, IMB Missionary to Mexico

Greg Wood, a father of three and International Mission Board missionary who served a village of indigenous people in Mexico, has died from an aggressive brain cancer after a two-year struggle with the disease. He was 48.

5 Major Media Blunders Uncovered This Month About Donald Trump

President Donald Trump and mainstream American news media have often found themselves at odds with each other, with the commander-in-chief labeling any stories he disagrees with "fake news."

Megachurch Plans to Build 280-Home Town With 'Nightclub' and Retail Shops on Property

A megachurch in Kansas is planning to build a 280-home community on vacant property located right next to its Wichita campus that will feature an amphitheater, school, and event center in hopes that it will draw more people to the church.

Overkill's 'The Walking Dead' Game Gets New Trailer; Developers Confirm 2018 Launch

Developer Overkill Software has just given fans a first look of their "The Walking Dead" video game and announced its 2018 release.

Police Officer Suspended for Attending Church While on Duty, Claims Chief Infringed on Religious Freedom

A veteran Middletown, Pennsylvania, police officer has been suspended from work for 10 days for attending church while on active duty. He claims, however, that his constitutional right to religious freedom is being "infringed upon" by his supervisor and may sue.

Drop in Evangelical Turnout May Have Cost Roy Moore Alabama's Senate Race, Exit Polls Show

While much attention has been paid to the impact that African-Americans and women had in handing Democrat Doug Jones a victory over controversial Republican Roy Moore in Alabama's United States senate special election Tuesday, a drop in turnout among white evangelicals may have also helped Jones.

'Peace in the Womb': Pro-Life Activists Sings Christmas Carols Outside Abortion Clinics Nationwide

A major pro-life organization is overseeing a nationwide campaign this month to have Christmas caroling performed outside approximately 80 abortion clinics.

New 'Harry Potter' Role-Playing Game to Come in Spring

"Harry Potter" fans definitely have a lot to look forward to when it comes to the expansion of their favorite franchise.

DC's 'Shazam' Casts Two of Billy Batson's Friends

The upcoming superhero film "Shazam" had just added two new names to its cast.

Catherine Marshall's Best-Selling Christy at 50: Why the Beloved Story Resonated With So Many People and Why It's Still Relevant Today

More than 10 million copies have been sold worldwide, and the book blazed a trail for the new Christian fiction genre.

'Violet Evergarden' Premiere Date, Latest News: Mechanical Doll Searches of the Meaning of Love in Upcoming Fantasy Anime Series

Kana Akatsuki and Akiko Takase's award-winning light novel series, "Violet Evergarden," is finally hitting the anime scene in January 2018. A key visual art and a new promotional video have also been released for the upcoming anime adaptation.

'Takunomi.' Premiere Date, Promotional Video: Anime Adaptation of Four-Panel Slice-of-Life Comedy Manga to Air in 2018

A key visual art, along with a promotional video, has been released for the upcoming Japanese slice-of-life anime series "Takunomi. (Drinking at Home)."

Frank Castle Dons New War Machine Armor in 'The Punisher' Issue 219 Preview

The latest issue of "The Punisher" reveals a new customized armor for the Marvel hero. In a new preview for "The Punisher #219," the character is shown donning a new armor set with his signature white skull.

'Assassin's Creed: Origins' Latest News: Huge 3GB Patch Rolls Out

"Assassin's Creed: Origins" players are in for a bit of a wait, while their PCs or consoles take some time to digest a huge 3 GB update for the game that came out on Tuesday, Dec. 12. The patch has a lot of changes that deal with texture and rendering fixes, which might explain the weighty download.

Duggar Daughter Continues Rebellion? Jill Duggar Gets Temporary Tattoo

Duggar sister Jill Dillard has seemingly departed from some of her strict conservative family values. The reality star occasionally wears pants, has a new nose piercing and is now sporting a temporary henna tattoo.


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Wednesday, December 13th, 2017
the Second Week of Advent
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Today in Christian History
1851
Birth of E.O. Excell, American sacred chorister. Excell published 50 gospel songbooks and wrote and composed 2,000 hymns, including "Since I Have Been Redeemed, "Count Your Blessings" and "I'll Be a Sunbeam for Jesus."
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Bible-in-a-Year — NIV
Ezekiel 19; Isaiah 48; Philippians 1:12-30:
“Take up a lament concerning the princes of Israeland say: “ ‘What a lioness was your mother among the lions! She lay down among them and reared her cubs.She brought up one of her cubs, and he became a strong lion. He learned to tear the prey and he became a man-eater.The nations heard about him, and he was trapped in their pit. They led him with hooks to the land of Egypt.“ ‘When she saw her hope unfulfilled, her expectation…
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