- - Monday, July 27, 2015

Did you know that Ronald Reagan recorded an album of dramatic readings of Old Testament stories?

The album released in 1954, but then was released again in 1984.

You can find used copies of the 1984 edition on sites such as eBay. Or you can download the audio digitally for around $10 at Audible.com.

The style of the “dramatization” is pure 1950s and even the cover art leaves much to be desired.

But forget about all that for just a moment and consider a world where a sitting president of the United States has an album of Bible stories sitting on the shelf of a music store. It’s hard enough to even remember what record stores are, let alone the idea of a national politician who would feel the freedom to make statements like the one in the image above.

1984 had problems of its own, and there’s no going back in time anyway. But in the present moment — our moment — just remember that you still have the freedom to bring the Bible into the public square.

Don’t wait for politician to do your job — they’re a mixed bag of motivations anyway. Get the Word in you, then bring it into the public square.

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