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The Xmas Thread: Discussions on secular/pagan practices

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This thread is for the discussion of secular/pagan Xmas problems and thoughts. I used Xmas to differentiate this thread form the Christmas thread. To discuss the birth of Jesus please use the Christmas Thread.

Very balanced Pastor McNamara

Please dont take offence in me not calling you father.

I think your take on special days is wonderfully balanced.

We may worship on Sunday or Saturday. People who work on weekends may worship on Friday or some other day. I think we must challenge legalism where we find it but you do so quite graciously. The God of the Bible is doing something new from the old testament. God is Spirit and we must worship Him in spirit and truth. Jeremiah ordered nothing was to be carried through the streets of Jerusalem on Saturday; but Jesus said "rise take up your bed" in Jerusalem on Saturday. The Lord of the Sabbath who brings sabbath rest to our hearts is not bound to days.

In Christ,

Dan Fugett