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Holidays

Holidays are generally days of remembrance and celebration. How a specific holiday thanks God and honors Him can be a guideline for how one participates.

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Bible Teachings on Holidays

Though the word Easter is not mentioned in the Bible, many verses point to the central truth of Easter.

In the year 269 AD, Valentine, a Roman Priest, was sentenced to a three-part execution because of his stand for Christian marriage.

Rosh Hashanah, or Jewish New Year, is at once solemn and joyful.

Questions about Holidays

Since Halloween itself originated in paganism, it is not surprising that its customs are related to pagan belief.

Many of the local people had gathered at the cemetery for an all-night vigil at the graves of their family members. Here's what happened.

Devotions about Holidays

A national holiday is hardly enough to show war veterans our gratitude and respect. We can't undo anything they've been through, but we can do what...

Learn what Rosh Hashanah has to do with you, even if you are not Jewish.

"Men must be governed by God or they will be ruled by tyrants." — William Penn

This year, as you follow those tiny ribbons heavenward, attach a small prayer in your heart to one or two.

There is fear in boldly sharing our faith; in proclaiming unashamed we serve a living God.

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Videos about Holidays

Hillery Schank has always loved Christmas traditions, but he felt like something was missing. He shares his new devotional, The Soul Feels Its Worth...

The Founders Inn rings in the Christmas season with their annual Grand Illumination.

God's hand on America. How divine intervention has spared the U.S. from potential disaster; How to put Christ...

The Gold Star sister of a U.S. Marine, Renee Nickell, discusses how siblings are “forgotten mourners” and how her faith helped her fight PTSD.

Gary Sinise believes he’s been given a life-long mission to honor and serve the US military, which he talks about in his book, "Grateful American".

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Articles on Holidays

Friends can come alongside grievers in practical ways during the holidays.

After a tree fell on Caitlin, it took a miracle to save her. Now, she and her family are thankful for how God sustained them.

Congress changed the name of the national holiday Armistice Day to Veterans Day in 1954 to include veterans of all United States wars.

Yom Kippur is the Day of Atonement, when all sincere penitents are guaranteed absolution, the possibility of starting a new slate, standing pure...

A series of morning and evening prayers from George Washington's Journal, a glimpse inside the heart of the founding father of the United States...

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