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Copyright | Creative Commons | Fair Use Copyright |Public Domain |PD What Does Public Domain Mean? The term “public domain” refers to creative materials that are not protected by intellectual property laws such as copyright, trademark, or patent laws. The public owns these works, not an individual author or artist. Anyone can use a public domain work without obtaining permission, but […]

Fruit

Fruit FRUIT, noun [Latin fructus. The Latin word is the participle of fruor, contracted from frugor, or frucor, to use, to take the profit of.] 1. In a general sense, whatever the earth produces for the nourishment of animals, or for clothing or profit. Among the fruits of the earth are included not only corn of all kinds, but grass, […]

Can You Trust God For Daily Needs?

Can You Trust God For Daily Needs? This devotional piece was written by Albert B. Simpson in 1897, which just goes to prove that some things never change. Trusting God—Father, Son, and Spirit—is easy when things are going well in your life but ever so hard when things aren’t going so well.

God’s Way is Not Man’s Way

Boy, did this devotion really hit home for me, today. Recently, I read somewhere that everything in our lives is observed by God, known by God, or allowed by God. I really had to let that sink in for a couple of days, so it could become part of my very being. It completely reminded […]

Athanasius, Archbishop of Alexandria

Athanasius, Archbishop of Alexandria Athanasius, St., archbp. of Alexandria. The life of Athanasius divides itself naturally into seven sections, respectively terminated by  (1) his consecration;  (2) his first exile;  (3) his second exile;  (4) his second return;  (5) his third exile;  (6) his fourth exile;  (7) his death. (1) He was born at Alexandria, and had but scanty private means (Apol. […]

Trinity Sunday

Trinity Sunday The first Sunday after Pentecost, instituted to honour the Most Holy Trinity. In the early Church no special Office or day was assigned for the Holy Trinity. When the Arian heresy was spreading the Fathers prepared an Office with canticles, responses, a Preface, and hymns, to be recited on Sundays. In the Sacramentary […]

Christendom

Christendom CHRISTENDOM, noun 1. The territories, countries or regions inhabited by Christians, or those who profess to believe in the Christian religion. 2. The whole body of Christians. 3.Christianity; the Christian religion; as, while christendom prevailed.      Webster’s Dictionary, 1828 Version